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JANUARY 28, 2014Floridas Best Community Newspaper Serving Floridas Best CommunityVOL. 119 ISSUE 174 50 CITRUS COUNTYRout: Seven Rivers rolls into district final /B1 www.chronicleonline.com HIGH72LOW47Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of rain.PAGE A4TODAY& next morning TUESDAY State & Local: Nation & World: Health & Life:Lecanto artist Matt Wade uses a plasma cutter to work metal./ A3 Ukraines president agrees to scrap harsh anti-protest laws./ A12 What first-timers need to know about donating blood./ C1 Nation:President Barack Obama delivers his State of the Union address tonight./A11 INDEX Classifieds . . . .C9 Comics . . . . .C8 Crossword . . . .C7 Community . . . .C6 Editorial . . . .A10 Entertainment . . .A4 Horoscope . . . .A4 Lottery Numbers . .B3 Lottery Payouts . .B3 Movies . . . . . .C8 Obituaries . . . .A6 TV Listings . . . .C7 000H5YU Florida Supreme Court narrowly approves ballot language in 4-3 decision Associated PressTALLAHASSEE A proposed constitutional amendment to allow the medical use of marijuana will go before Florida voters in November after the state Supreme Court narrowly approved the ballot language Monday. The 4-3 decision is a victory for personal injury lawyer John Morgan, who spent $4 million on a medical marijuana petition drive, and a defeat for Republican Attorney General Pam Bondi, who fought to keep the question off the ballot. The decision comes three days after Morgan secured enough voter signatures to make the ballot. He made a massive push in December and January to beat the Feb. 1 deadline instead of waiting for the Supreme Court decision a gamble that has now paid off. In our businesses, our cases are against the tobacco industries, pharmaceutical industries, big car companies, so were used to gambles, but we take calculated gambles, Morgan said. We like to win and we dont just go down a rat hole unless we think we can win. Bondi said the matter is now up to voters. I encourage every Floridian to read the full amendment in order to understand the impact it could have on Floridians, she said in a statement issued by her office. Gov. Rick Scott, who is the former CEO of the Columbia/HCA hospital chain, House Voters to decide on medical marijuana Pam Bondiattorney general encourages voters to read the full amendment. John Morganpersonal injury attorney spent $4 million on medical marijuana petition drive. See BALLOT/ Page A2 Officials approve plan for Beatys exit MIKEWRIGHT Staff writerINVERNESS Citrus Memorial hospital officials formally approved an agreement that involves Chief Executive Officer Ryan Beaty vacating the hospital by March 15. The agreement, approved unanimously Monday night by the Citrus Memorial Health Foundation, goes Feb. 5 to the Citrus County Hospital Board for final approval. Along with addressing the Beaty situation, the agreement bars the foundation from hiring any current or former hospital employees as the interim CEO in the months before Hospital Corporation of America is expected to begin its 50-year lease of Citrus Memorial. Some foundation members had hoped to bring in Charles Blasband, who held the CEO title for 32 years before his retirement. Beaty succeeded Blasband 10 years ago. While foundation attorney Clark Stillwell suggested the Blasband issue be settled by a four-person committee charged with recommending an interim CEO, hospital board attorney Bill Grant said it was out of the question. Grant said in a hallway interview that trustees wanted an independent person to lead the hospital in the expected transition with HCA. The agreement dismisses two pending lawsuits the CCHB has with the foundation, and includes language to ensure the CCHB will not hold foundation directors See BEATY/ Page A2 Rainy, chilly, icy MATTHEW BECK/ChronicleTwo rowers move swiftly across Lake Henderson early Monday morning as thick fog greeted Citrus County, creating a picturesque setting around the county. Weather expected to be cold and wet in Citrus; Big Bend might get ice CHRISVANORMER Staff writerThe next few days will be cool and wet in Citrus County, while Floridas Big Bend region has been issued a winter storm warning to alert drivers to icy roads. We have a winter storm warning out as far south and east as Madison County, Fla., but not further than that, Mark Wool, National Weather Service in Tallahassee, told the Chronicleon Monday. It does not include your part of the state. Any person planning to travel by vehicle in the Big Bend, which includes Tallahassee, should be aware that the winter storm warning goes into effect from this afternoon until 1 p.m. Wednesday, when daytime temperatures in the area will be around freezing. Temperatures are not going to be warming much on Wednesday, Wool explained. We are expecting the precipitation to start out as rain in the Florida Big Bend, then switch over during the course of Tuesday night in the Panhandle to a mix of freezing rain once the temperatures go below freezing. The Big Bend would get a light freezing rain or light sleet. Light freezing rain is far more hazardous, Wool said. The rain freezes on contact. Ice pellets or sleet are quite a bit less hazardous. We could get one or the other. The chances were high enough for this to happen that we decided to go with a warning for that part of the state. I believe that weve never issued a winter storm warning for these counties in the Florida Big Bend. Central Florida residents will reach for jackets and umbrellas. Senators crafting protection billMIKEWRIGHT Staff writerState Sen. Charlie Dean was so impressed with John Morans presentation Sunday on the deterioration of Florida springs, he asked Moran to bring it to Tallahassee. Moran, a wildlife photographer and springs advocate, spoke Sunday in Homosassa to the Friends of the Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge. Dean, R-Inverness, asked Moran to offer his photo-based presentation to the Environmental Preservation and Conservation Committee, which Dean chairs. In a statement released by his office, Dean said the presentation was enlightening. It is very impressive and to the point about the springs condition, he said. I think it is worthwhile for the members of the committee to see. Moran praised Dean for showing up and speaking up. Charlie said almost all the right things on Sunday, Moran said. I know he cares about the springs, but I also know hes tempted to please the crowd wherever he speaks. What we need now are brave political leaders who understand that the old way of using and abusing water in Florida is simply no longer sustainable. Dean is one of five senators crafting a springs-protection bill, Moran said. Moran said he hopes his presentation has the same impact on committee members as it had on Dean. Pictures have a way of reaching people, he said, that words cannot. Dean invites springs advocate to Capitol CONNIE WELCH/Special to the ChronicleWildlife photographer and springs advocate John Moran speaks Sunday to the Friends of the Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge. See WEATHER/ Page A2 Charlie Deanstate senator chairs environmental committee. Ryan Beatycould leave hospital by March 15.
Speaker Will Weatherford and Senate President Don Gaetz all Republicans backed Bondis effort to keep the question off the ballot. I have a great deal of empathy for people battling difficult diseases and I understand arguments in favor of this initiative, Scott said in a statement released by his office. But having seen the terrible effects of alcohol and drug abuse first-hand, I cannot endorse sending Florida down this path and I would personally vote against it. No matter my personal beliefs, however, a ballot initiative would be up to the voters to decide. Weatherford said he hopes voters reject the idea. I have faith they will do their homework and understand the impact of this truly radical proposal. Make no mistake: this is not about compassionate medical marijuana. This is about the Coloradofication of Florida, where the end game is a pot shop on every street corner, Weatherford said in a statement issued through a spokesman. Gaetz office said he had no comment. The people of Florida dont like when their vote is tried to be suppressed, Morgan said. Unfortunately theres some politicians in the state who did not want the people to have the say and they forgot that the power is in the people and democracy is based in the people. Medical marijuana is legal in 20 states and the District of Columbia, and Colorado and Washington state allow recreational use. Polls have shown strong support for the measure in Florida. It must receive 60 percent approval from voters, and Morgan said his attention now turns to the campaign to get the measure passed. Now the people of Florida get to do what the Florida Legislature refused to do, which is to hear evidence, to see testimony, to hear real life stories, to read scientific journals, to talk to real people and then vote on it, Morgan said. He plans a voter registration drive and advertising campaign leading up to the election, as well as an effort to help supporters get to polls. The Democrats hoping to challenge Scott former state Sen. Nan Rich and former Gov. Charlie Crist support medical marijuana. This is an issue of compassion, trusting doctors, and trusting the people of Florida, said Crist, who was a Republican when he served as governor from 2007 to 2011. I will vote for it. Bondi challenged the ballot summary, saying the language was misleading and a more widespread use of marijuana would be allowed than what voters would be led to believe. Justices Barbara Pariente, Fred Lewis, Peggy Quince and James Perry said the ballot language was clear. The proposed amendment has a logical and natural oneness of purpose namely, whether Floridians want a provision in the state constitution authorizing the medical use of marijuana, as determined by a licensed Florida physician, they wrote. The ballot title and summary fairly inform voters of the chief purpose of the amendment and will not mislead voters, who will be able to cast an intelligent and informed ballot. Justices Ricky Polston, Charles Canady and Jorge Labarga dissented. Placing this initiatives title and summary on the ballot will result in Floridians voting on a constitutional amendment in disguise, Polston wrote. He took issue with the ballot summary saying medical marijuana would be allowed for patients with debilitating diseases, but the amendment also allows the use for patients with debilitating conditions, which might not be a disease. Its just going to be rainy and chilly, Mike Clay with Bay News 9 said on Monday. The situation in the Panhandle is marginal at best. Its going to be a big problem up in Georgia, probably Alabama, too. But it barely is going to touch the Florida line. For us, its just going to be rain. Its going to be mild. Its going to turn a lot cooler on Wednesday. It should be a pretty chilly day Wednesday with a high in the 50s. Florida Highway Patrol issued an advisory about winter precipitation causing adverse driving conditions from today through Thursday in North Florida. According to FHP, when the temperature is near freezing, the roadway may look wet when in fact ice is forming. Bridges and overpasses are prone to freezing. In such conditions, motorists should remember to: Slow down. When roads are icy, your vehicle doesnt have the traction required to stop quickly. Dont attempt to pass slower vehicles. Leave plenty of space between your vehicle and the one in front of you. Gently apply your brakes and accelerate at a slow speed. Be patient and courteous. Driving in adverse weather conditions can be stressful. Stay alert and buckle up. Motorists are encouraged to monitor the changing weather conditions and adjust their driving as necessary. Motorists who need assistance may call *FHP (347) on cellphones for assistance. Contact Chronicle reporter Chris Van Ormer at 352-564-2916 or cvanormer@ chronicleonline.com.A2TUESDAY, JANUARY28, 2014CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLESTATE/LOCAL 527-0012 72 HOUR BLIND FACTORY FAUX WOOD BLINDS, TOP TREATMENTS DRAPERY, SHADES, SHUTTERS VERTICALS The Savings Are Yours Because The Savings Are Yours Because The Factory Is Ours! The Factory Is Ours! B LIND S 1657 W. GULF TO LAKE HWY LECANTO 2012 2012 2012 2012 www.72-hourblinds.com WELL MEET OR BEAT ANY COMPETITORS PRICE 000H1RL 000GPOY THERES RETIREMENT. AND THEN THERES Providence Independence. Only 21 easy miles from downtown Inverness and well worth a visit! 7676 Rio Grande Blvd. Wildwood, FL 34785 www.providenceindependence.com You deserve a break without giving up your independence. Full Kitchens Washer & Dryer in Each Apartment Unique All Day Dining in our Restaurant Pet Friendly And so much more! Call 352-748-0682 today to tour and enjoy lunch on us. Like us on Facebook Planned to perfection with you in mind. Offering an unparalleled array of amenities. Invigorating Retirement Living 000H07V 000H1SW BALLOTContinued from Page A1 personally liable should a lawsuit regarding the foundations lease contract end in a legal judgment. Plus, the so-called contract case will be dismissed once both the foundation and CCHB sign the lease contract with HCA. The parties hope that takes place no later than Sept. 30. Beaty, on the job for 10 years, offered to resign in order to settle the lawsuits. Officially, he will be terminated so that he can receive about $670,000 in severance plus other benefits included in his contract. The four-person committee two members each from the CCHB and foundation meet at 6 p.m. today to review 10 resumes for interim CEO. The agreement calls for the committee to cull resumes, interview finalists and then recommend one person to the foundation by late February. If it fails to do that, the matter of recommending a CEO to the foundation will rest with a mediator or health-care attorney. With the foundation picking up the tab for the interim CEO Grant said costs could reach $40,000 monthly board members agreed that the ranking of applicants will be based onsalary requirements ofcandidates deemed qualified. We have to do the best we can, foundation chairwoman Sandy Chadwick said. It has to be an economic decision.Contact Chronicle reporter Mike Wright at 352-563-3228 or mwright@ chronicleonline.com. BEATYContinued from Page A1 WEATHERContinued from Page A1 Associated PressTALLAHASSEE Florida Gov. Rick Scott on Monday called for spending more money on the states public schools, although his latest request is less than half of what he pushed for in 2013. Scotts pitch for more money also comes amid a tough re-election battle where his political opponents will try to remind voters that the Republican governor called for large cuts to education during his first year in office. Scott, during a stop at a Delray Beach elementary school, asked state legislators to boost spending this fall by $542 million. A year ago Scott wanted a $1.2 billion increase that included enough money to grant every teacher a $2,500 pay raise. Teachers wound up getting raises, but none of them got the exact amount that Scott pledged. But the Scott administration maintains that this years funding request is enough to boost overall public school funding to historic levels of nearly $19 billion. That total includes both local and state tax money We need to provide the tools, training and funding to give our students the best chance for success, Scott said in a statement. Scott plans to release his complete budget recommendations on Wednesday. His office did not provide many details about the education portion including how much his request would increase per-student spending or how much the increase relies on additional local property taxes to pay for it. During his first year in office and confronted with a budget gap, Scott called for a nearly 10 percent cut in overall spending on public schools but he also proposed large tax cuts that he said would stimulate the economy. Republican legislators responded by enacting much smaller tax cuts and they pared back the size of public school cuts to $1.3 billion. This year, Scott and state legislators have a budget surplus to work with, but Scott wants to use $500 million of that surplus to cut existing taxes and fees by $500 million, including rolling back a 2009 increase in auto registration fees. Andy Ford, president of the Florida Education Association, said he would support any increase in money set aside for schools, but said it was not adequate to deal with continued increases in public school enrollment and the new demands placed on teachers through new tests and standards. The needs for Florida students continue to grow and the mandates passed down from elected leaders continue to multiply, Ford said in a statement. Democrats, meanwhile, sharply criticized Scotts latest budget as an attempt to re-write his record just months before he tries to win a second term. When they go to the polls this November, Floridians wont remember this governors politically motivated education budget, said Allison Tant, chairwoman of the Florida Democratic Party. Theyll remember that when they needed this governors help most, he ignored them. This years education budget recommendations from Scott include $8.4 million in professional development for principals and assistant principals as well as $5 million for training and technical assistance for teachers related to the implementation of contentious new state standards. Florida is putting in place standards largely based on Common Core State Standards for all grade levels during the next school year. Scott wants another boost in money for schools Gov. Rick Scottwants to boost spending by $542 million.
Petition for return of POW availableFrom 4 p.m. to closing Wednesday, Feb. 5, those who bring in announcements related to Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, a POW in Afghanistan for more than 41/2 years, to the Crystal River Beef O Bradys will have 15 percent of their meal expense donated to the Bring Bowe Home initiative and receive a decal supporting the cause. The donations support the production and distribution of decals calling for Bergdahls return and are provided in conjunction with petition signatures to call on to U.S. officials to take a stand for the return of Bergdahl. Petition signatures will also be gathered and decals made available at: From 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 30, at Eagle Buick on U.S. 19, Homosassa. From 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb.8, at the Wellness Fair at the Crystal River Mall. From 11 a.m. to 1p.m. Saturday, Feb.15, at the Purple Heart ceremony at the National Guard Armory in Crystal River. Individuals or businesses that would like to be involved with this project by displaying the Bowe Bergdahl decal/collecting petition signatures or helping raise funds for a billboard calling attention to the cause should contact Susan at352-637-6206 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. More details as well as the petition can be found at veterans grapevine.com or advocate4victims.org/wp.Hospice offers training programsHospice of Citrus County Volunteer Services will provide orientation and patient support training from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wed nesday, Feb. 5, at the Hospice of Citrus County Wings Education Center, 8471 W. Periwinkle Lane, Suite A, Homosassa. Volunteer orientation provides an overview of Hospice philosophy and history. Participants will become acquainted with services provided by Hospice of Citrus County, become familiar with the concept of palliative care and learn the importance of confidentiality. Patient support training will also be offered for individuals interested in working with patients. Teens and students are encouraged to attend. Volunteering for Hospice of Citrus County will provide community service hours for the Bright Futures Scholarship and other academic needs. To register to attend volunteer orientation, please call Debra at 352-621-1500 to make a reservation.Animal Services seeks donationsCitrus County Animal Services is asking for the publics help in meeting the needs of financially challenged citizens who own pets. The goal is to afford those residents the ability to feed their pets. Animal Services is asking citizens to deliver donations of dog and cat food to their local food bank or to the Animal Services shelter in Inverness to help those residents keep their animals rather than surrendering them to the shelter because they dont have the money to feed them. Concerned citizens have helped, but the food supplies have gotten low again. Monetary donations may be mailed to Citrus County Animal Services, 4030 S. Airport Road, Inverness, FL 34450. The shelter is located at the end of Airport Road, which is off U.S. 41 between the Inverness Airport and the county auditorium/fairgrounds, just south of Inverness. For information, call 352-746-8400. PATFAHERTY Staff writeratt Wade combines talent, technology and a lot of hard work to produce unique pieces of metal art. The longtime Lecanto resident is proprietor of Wade Metal Works, which specializes in hand-cut functional and artistic steel and aluminum products. His work can be found throughout the region, including commercial signs, gates, yard art, home welcome signs, racks, machine and vehicle parts, tools, furniture and 3-D sculptures. He made the participant plaques for the recent dragon boat races in Hernando and turns out picture frames, wall hangings, house numbers, clock faces and various custom designs. He calls it metal art and has been at it about two years, starting the business with his parents, over-the-road truckers who eventually plan on joining him at the shop in Lecanto. The heart of the operation is the plasma cutting system, a computer guided machine that cuts out metal shapes using electrically heated compressed air. Products are finished off by welding, grinding and air brushing or powder coating. Another machine can bend pipe for stands or furniture. Most pieces start life as standard sheets of steel or aluminum of various thicknesses, using his library of pre-made patterns or customer ordered designs he creates. We can do anything from small welcome signs up to ranch entries, said the Lecanto High School graduate, who has survived two open heart surgeries. All of my welcome signs are made of aluminum so they dont rust. He has also developed a grinding technique to give the aluminum a swirled look when he air brushes on the various colors. Ill make anything you want, he said, showing off some flanges he made for a boat engine. I can do up to 5/8 inch steel. He can also work with stainless steel and diamond plate aluminum. But having his own business does have some drawbacks, Wade, 33, acknowledged. I didnt think it would be this hard. I work seven days a week. His schedule has him at Howards Flea Market on weekends and he sells at the major local events, including the upcoming Strawberry Festival and Citrus County Fair. For more information, visit www.wademetal works.com.Contact Chronicle reporter Pat Faherty at 352-564-2924 or email@example.com. Around theCOUNTY Fair Tax topic meeting tonightNick and Barbara Rudelic will be the speakers at the Crystal River Democratic Club meeting at 7 p.m. today at Oysters RestaurantinCrystal River. They will speak about Florida Fair Tax. Arrive early if you want to have dinner. The club meets on the fourth Tuesday monthly and all Democrats are welcome. For information, call 352795-5384.Tweet the Beat ride-along tonightThe Citrus County Sheriffs Office (CCSO) second Tweet the Beat is set for 5 to 10 p.m. today. It will convey updates on a virtual ride-along with Deputy Thomas Indorato and his K-9 partner, Repo. Throughout the evening the CCSO will use Twitter to share pictures and text of calls being responded to. Those interested can join the CCSO on Twitter using the Twitter handle: @SheriffCitrus. People following @SheriffCitrus will be able to ask questions and interact with the deputy throughout the ride-along. Duck hunting season endsA mystery may have been solved for a Crystal River couple who found four dead ducks in a pond near their home on Saturday. Duck and coot hunting season ended Sunday. The ducks, which disappeared from the pond overnight, may have dropped into the pond after being shot. Karen Parker, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission spokeswoman, advised that FWC keeps an online-accessible database of large die-offs of wild birds. To report, go to http://legacy.myfwc.com/ bird/default.asp. CCBA to discuss new checklistThe Citrus County Builders Association is conducting an open discussion a 2p.m. Thursday, Jan. 30, at the CCBA office regarding the new Single Family Residence (SFR) Plans Review Checklist. This industry meeting is open to all contractors, architects, engineers, draftsmen or any other interested parties wishing to attend, regardless of membership status. You can register for the class by calling the CCBA at 352-746-9028.Yard sale to benefit abuse shelterProject Hope is holding a Wheels in Motion Yard Sale Extravaganza from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 7 and 8, at 1190 Stately Oaks Drive in Inverness. All proceeds from the sale will be donated to the Citrus Abuse Shelter Association. Donations will be accepted through Feb. 5. Call Teresa Marrero at 352-201-4369. STATE& LOCAL Page A3TUESDAY, JANUARY 28, 2014 CITRUSCOUNTYCHRONICLE Correction Due to reporter error, the list of Chronicle Citizen of the Year nominees in Sunday's Commentary section included incorrect information. Nominee Harold Walker is instrumental in the George Washington Carver Community Center project in Crystal River. The story misidentified the project. The Chronicle regrets the error. Readers can alert the Citrus County Chronicle to any errors in news articles by emailing newsdesk@ chronicleonline.com or by calling 352-563-5660. Leak in CR pipe gets temporary fix Staff reportCRYSTAL RIVER Utility workers made a temporary fix to a leak in decades-old water piping late last week. However, a permanent fix to the problem could cost a lot of money and has to be handled by engineers, according Crystal River Public Works Director Dave Burnell. Last Wednesday, officials noticed a leak in a water pipe which crosses U.S. 19 near Citrus Avenue. Burnell said a valve was created to circumvent the leak area until a permanent fix can be worked out. Burnell said some of the citys water pipes date back to the 1920s and believes the pipe in question is between 50 and 60 years old. He said it cost the about $10,000 for the temporary fix, but a permanent fix could run between $100,000 and $200,000. Burnell added that perhaps only about five customers had their service temporarily disrupted during the installation of the valve. MATTHEW BECK/ChronicleMatt Wade uses this plasma cutter to create a design in his Lecanto facility. The machine uses electricity and compressed air to make the intricate cuts. Lecanto craftsman turns sheets of steel into flights of fancy Just about any design is possible with the plasma cutter Matt Wade uses. These fish are a small sample of some of the designs he has created. From staff reports Quake upgrades wont be required at CR nuclear facility PATFAHERTY Staff writerSince the Crystal River area nuclear plant (CR3) is retired and moving into decommissioning, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission will not require certain seismic and flood hazard upgrades triggered by Japans 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster. The Fukushima nuclear energy plant was hit by a tsunami forcing a massive evacuation. Subsequently, the NRC put measures in place to safeguard U.S. nuclear plants from similar events. Last week, the NRC notified Terry Hobbs, CR3 decommissioning director, confirming that due to its decommissioning status, CR3 will not be required to make Fukishima-related upgrades regarding the safety of spent fuel stored in pools at the site. The radiological risks from an operating nuclear plant are significantly different from risks at a decommissioning plant, explained Duke Energy spokeswoman Heather Danenhower. Therefore, the Fukushima upgrades are not applicable to CR3. The NRC determination does not impact our current staffing or decommissioning plan, but rather saves our customers and company from making financial investments in upgrades that are not needed at CR3. In addition, CR3 is designed and built to withstand the impacts of all historical natural disasters for our area, such as hurricanes, tornados, earthquakes and flooding, including storm surges, she said. The plant is approximately one mile from the shoreline of the Gulf of Mexico and on top of an earthen berm 30.5 feet above sea level. Danenhower said an additional 10-foot watertight barrier surrounds the plants safety-significant buildings, for a total protection of 40.5 feet. The plant is also located in a seismically inactive area, she said. The probability of a seismic event of the magnitude and nature of what occurred in Japan is highly unlikely due to Floridas geology. The letter, from Michele G. Evans, NRC director, Division of Operating Reactor Licensing, said as studies continue, new information concerning the design of spent fuel pools will be evaluated for applicability to decommissioned sites.Contact Chronicle reporter Pat Faherty at 352-564-2924 or pfaherty @chronicleonline.com. From staff reports CountyBRIEFS
Birthday You will be emotional, giving, understanding and admired by others this year. Your generous attitude will be enthusiastically reciprocated. You can develop stronger bonds with family members. Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) Investment opportunities will be dubious and unlikely to yield results. Be scrupulous about whom to trust with your hardearned cash. Pisces (Feb. 20-March 20) It may be a challenge to relate to your partner right now. Listen carefully to his or her concerns. Aries (March 21-April 19) Investing in property will be your best bet. Make the effort to examine your options carefully. Consider joint ventures. Taurus (April 20-May 20) Romantic opportunities can develop while traveling for business or attending a talk. You can complete contracts or formulate new agreements that will lead to prosperity. Gemini (May 21-June 20) You can improve your financial situation through carefully considered investments or handling other peoples money. Cancer (June 21-July 22) You may see a return on past investments now. You will cherish the company of children if you choose to engage with them intelligently. Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) You will be most efficient if you can work from home today. Catch up on any housework or other chores. Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) You must take full advantage of any opportunity to travel. Keep your personal life to yourself for the time being. Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) You will likely feel extravagant. Your lover may end up costing you today. Scorpio (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) You should make time to discuss the future with your partner. Short trips or outings will help to ease your communication. You may overreact to personal issues. Sagittarius (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) Being evasive or avoidant will backfire on you today. Now is the time to come clean and hope for the best. If you are imprecise in your communication, you will be misinterpreted. Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) Someone may try to undermine you today. Be clear and direct when talking to superiors or colleagues. Dont leave any room for misunderstandings. TodaysHOROSCOPES Today is Tuesday, Jan. 28, the 28th day of 2014. There are 337 days left in the year. Todays Highlight in History: On Jan. 28, 1986, the space shuttle Challenger exploded 73 seconds after liftoff from Cape Canaveral, killing all seven crew members, including schoolteacher Christa McAuliffe. On this date: In A.D. 814, Holy Roman Emperor Charlemagne died in Aachen in present-day Germany. In 1813, the novel Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen was first published anonymously in London. In 1939, Irish poet-dramatist William Butler Yeats died in Menton, France. In 1958, Elvis Presley made his first national TV appearance on Stage Show, a CBS program hosted by Tommy and Jimmy Dorsey. Ten years ago: British Prime Minister Tony Blair won a legal victory when a judge said the BBC was wrong to report the government had sexed up intelligence to justify war in Iraq. Five years ago: In a swift victory for President Barack Obama, the Democratic-controlled House approved, 244-188, a huge $819 billion stimulus bill with Republicans unanimous in opposition despite Obamas pleas for bipartisan support. One year ago: Backed by French helicopters and paratroopers, Malian soldiers entered the fabled city of Timbuktu after al-Qaida-linked militants whod ruled the outpost by fear for nearly 10 months fled into the desert. Todays Birthdays: Actor Alan Alda is 78. Evangelical pastor Rick Warren is 60.Movie director Frank Darabont is 55. Rapper Rakim is 46. Rapper Rick Ross is 37. Actress Rosamund Pike is 35. Singer Nick Carter (Backstreet Boys) is 34. Actor Elijah Wood is 33. Rapper J. Cole is 29. Thought for Today: In dreams begin responsibilities. 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Please recycle your newspaper.www.chronicleonline.com Published every Sunday through Saturday By Citrus Publishing Inc.1624 N. Meadowcrest Blvd., Crystal River, FL 34429Phone 352-563-6363POSTMASTER: Send address changes to: Citrus County Chronicle1624 N. MEADOWCREST BLVD., CRYSTAL RIVER, FL 34429 PERIODICAL POSTAGE PAID AT INVERNESS, FL SECOND CLASS PERMIT #114280 CITRUSCOUNTY Florida' s BestCommunity Newspaper Serving Floridas Best Community ENTERTAINMENT Quentin Tarantino sues website over leaked scriptLOS ANGELES Quentin Tarantino sued the news and gossip website Gawker on Monday over a post that directed readers to a leaked copy of the Oscar-winning screenwriters latest movie. Tarantinos lawsuit accuses Gawker Media LLC of copyright infringement for posting a link to the 146-page script for a planned film titled The Hateful Eight last week. A link to the script was posted on Gawkers Defamer blog and remained active on Monday afternoon, despite demands from Tarantinos lawyers to take it down, the lawsuit states. There was nothing newsworthy or journalistic about Gawker Media facilitating and encouraging the publics violation of (Tarantinos) copyright in the Screenplay, and its conduct will not shield Gawker Media from liability for their unlawful activity, the lawsuit states. An email sent to Gawker seeking comment was not immediately returned. Tarantino blasted the leak last week in an interview with Dead line.com and said he would abandon the project as a film.DiCamillo wins Newbery for best childrens bookNEW YORK Kate DiCamillos Flora & Ulysses, a comic superhero tale featuring a deadly vacuum cleaner and a mighty squirrel, has won the John Newbery Medal for the years best work of childrens literature. Brian Floca won the Randolph Caldecott Medal for his illustrations in Locomotive, a story of the early years of train travel that Floca also wrote. The awards, the most prestigious in childrens publishing, were announced Monday by the American Library Association. DiCamillo, a popular and acclaimed author, won the Newbery a decade ago for The Tales of Despereaux. The Library of Congress recently named her National Ambassador for Young Peoples Literature. A native of Philadelphia who now lives in Minneapolis, the 49year-old DiCamillo said the books origins date back a few years. Her mother was dying and worried what would happen to her vacuum cleaner, which the author ended up inheriting. Around the same time, she noticed an ailing squirrel on her property and was appalled when a friend suggested she whack the squirrel with a shovel and kill it. I started thinking about ways I could save the squirrels life, DiCamillo said.Court: Disgraced ex-journalist cant practice lawSAN FRANCISCO The California Supreme Court denied a law license on Monday to a former journalist caught fabricating dozens of stories for major national magazines. The unanimous seven-judge court ruled that Stephen Glass had insufficiently rehabilitated himself in the years since his misdeeds, saying he failed to carry his heavy burden of establishing his rehabilitation and current fitness. Glass misdeeds stunned the profession when they were uncovered in 1998. His widely publicized fall from grace earned the rising star a prominent place in the pantheon of journalistic cheats and scoundrels such as Janet Cooke and Jayson Blair two prominent reporters caught fabricating quotes, sources and entire stories. From wire reports ABC/Associated PressThis image released by ABC shows co-hosts Kelly Ripa, center, and Michael Strahan from Live! with Kelly and Michael, riding Monday with Dave Thomas, of Alton, Ill., and a Dalmatian named Brewster on a carriage powered by Budweiser Clydesdales in New York. The famous Clydesdales are in town for pre-Super Bowl festivities. A4TUESDAY, JANUARY28, 2014 000GWR7 in Todays Citrus County Chronicle LEGAL NOTICES Citrus County Hospital Board . . . . . . . . . A11 Fictitious Name Notices . . . . . . . . . . . . . . C13 Miscellaneous Notices . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . C13 Notice to Creditors/Administration . . . . . C13 Surplus Property . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . C13
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Dorothy Dahlby, 94CITRUS SPRINGSDorothy Dahlby, 94, of Citrus Springs, Fla., died Friday, Jan.24, 2014, under the loving care of her family, Barrington Place, and Hospice of Citrus County. Dorothy was born Dorothy Elaine Miller on Easter Sunday, April4, 1920, in Detroit, Mich., to Harry and Irene Miller. She grew up in Grosse Pointe, Mich., and attended Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, majoring in theater. While there, she met her future husband, Roger J. Steve Dahlby. They were married March16, 1942, in Illinois and together had two daughters. Steve Dahlby was a career Coast Guard officer and stationed in many places including Atlantic City, N.J.; Richmond, Calif.; Hutchinson, Kan.; Long Beach, Calif.; Rhodes, Greece; Groton, Conn.; Manhattan, N.Y.; and Boston, Mass. In fact, Dorothy often told people that in the first 30 years of her marriage they moved 27 times. Dorothy worked mainly as a secretary in most of the places she lived. Upon Steves retirement from the Coast Guard, they relocated to Citrus Springs, in January 1972. They were members of the Pioneer Club, being the 80th family to reside in Citrus Springs. Dorothy was an active volunteer all of her life. She ran the USO in Atlantic City during World War II and again in Rhodes, Greece in 1954-55. She was a founding member of the Citrus County Art League where she was involved in many theater productions as an actor, director, producer, and costumer extraordinaire since she was also an accomplished seamstress. She was on the Planning Board for the theater building. Dorothy was also a founding member of the Citrus Springs Library, volunteering and serving as president several times. She even found time to volunteer at Citrus Springs Elementary School. Dorothy was a wonderfully kind and patient person. The strength and integrity she exhibited every day of her life were an inspiration to everyone who knew her. She taught so many life lessons and was amazingly wise. In fact, her children were convinced that she knew everything and used her as a personal encyclopedia and source of advice well into adulthood. She was preceded in death by Captain Roger J. Steve Dahlby, her husband of 65 years; her two brothers, Donald and Marvin Miller; and her grandson, William Richmond Lewis. Dorothy is survived by her two daughters, Kristin Johnson and her husband Bob of Citrus Springs and Kathryn Fiese and her husband Gene of Ledyard, Conn.; and her granddaughter, Meredith MacAulay and her husband John of Sydney, Australia. The family would like to thank both Hospice of Citrus County and her family at Barrington Place for their loving and compassionate care.Sign the guest book at www.chronicleonline.com. William Wessel Jr., 85William Christian Bill Wessel Jr., 85, died Monday, Jan.20, 2014, at Heartland Regional Medical Center, St. Joseph, Mo. He was born May14, 1928, in St. Joseph, Mo., to William C. and Etta Marie Withrow Wessel, who preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by two brothers and three sisters. Mr. Wessel was married to Nancy Lou Keating on Nov.1, 1952, at Christ Episcopal Church, St. Joseph, Mo. She survives of the home in Atchison. Mr. Wessel was a graduate of Central High School and St. Joseph Junior College, both in St. Joseph, Mo., and The American Academy of Art in Chicago. During his career as a commercial artist, he was a partner and art director at Fletcher, Wessel & Enright Advertising Inc. and later at Enright & Wessel Advertising Inc., both of St. Joseph, Mo. Mr. Wessel and his family later moved to Atchison, where he and his wife, Nancy, became the owners of Waisner & Shelver, a ladies clothing and bridal store, where they operated the store for 17 years until their retirement in December 1993. Mr. Wessel was an avid watercolorist and sketch artist, who annually showed his work at the Atchison Riverbend Art Fair, where he won best of show and blue ribbons on several occasions. He was also involved in community theater in St. Joseph, Mo., where he had been president and a director and appeared in numerous plays and musicals. He also performed in a number of community theater plays and musicals at Theatre Atchison. He achieved his scuba diving certification in his late 60s. Mr. Wessel served in the U.S. Marine Corps, receiving an honorable discharge after two years of service. Most of his life was devoted to his loving wife of 61 years, Nancy, who survives of the home in Atchison. They spent many of their later years at their home in Hope Town, Abaco, Bahamas. The couple had four children, all of whom survive: Nina Louise (Gerald) Schletzbaum, Good Intent, William Christian (Noel) Wessel III, Jonesboro, Ark., (who is the former editor of the Citrus County Chronicle) Lydia Elizabeth (Sam) Funk, Atchison, and Nanette Marie (George) Kissenberth, D.O., Warren, Vt. He is also survived by five grandchildren: Lauren Elizabeth (Tyson) Fitzpatrick, Mount Vernon, Ind., Madison Whitney Wood, Brooklyn, N.Y., and Mary Kate and Garner Christian Funk, and William Christian Wessel IV, all of Atchison. Janet Anklam, 80DUNNELLONJanet Anne Anklam, 80, of Dunnellon, Fla., died Sunday, Jan.26, 2014, at Seven Rivers Regional Medical Center in Crystal River. Private cremation arrangements are under the care of Strickland Funeral Home with Crematory Crystal River.Ethel Coburn, 81HOMOSASSAEthel G. Coburn, 81, of Homosassa, Fla., died Friday, Jan.24, 2014, at Citrus Memorial hospital in Inverness. Private arrangements provided by Cremation Center of The Nature Coast, Crystal River.Rudolph Kernz, 94LECANTORudolph Kernz, 94, of Lecanto, Fla., died Sunday, Jan.26, 2014, at Brentwood Healthcare. He was born June9, 1919, to Joseph and Mary (Kovach) Kernz in Rouch, Minn., and came to Florida 34 years ago from Loyal, Wis. He was of the Catholic faith. He was a World War II U.S. Army Air Corps veteran and was honorably discharged in 1945. He was a retired dairy farmer, having worked the farm for 35 years. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Thomas Kernz and three brothers, Joe, Phillip and Tony Kernz. He is survived by his loving wife of 72 years, Edith Kernz of Lecanto; sons, Jim and wife Dawn of Citrus Springs, John of Homosassa, Steve of Keil, Wis., Kenny of Slinger, Wis., Bob of Lecanto, David and wife Kim and Donald and wife Sandy both of Homosassa; daughters, Mary Jo Whittrock and husband John of Rhinelander, Wis., Carol Kohel and husband Charles of Edgar, Wis., Patty Keen and husband Marv of Wausau, Wis., and Sandy Dixon of Homosassa; 29 grandchildren; and 28 great-grandchildren. Private arrangements are under the care of Strickland Funeral Home with Crematory of Crystal River. In lieu of flowers, please consider a memorial donation to Hospice of Citrus County, P.O. Box 641270 Beverly Hills, FL 34464. Sign the guest book at www.chronicleonline.com.Logan Gibson, 94DUNNELLONLogan F. Gibson, 94, of Dunnellon, Fla., died Jan.25, 2014, under the care of Hospice of Citrus County in Lecanto. Arrangements by McGan Cremation Service LLC, Hernando. Charles Ottelin, 81HOMOSASSACharles Jacob Ottelin, 81, of Homosassa, Fla., died Monday, Jan.27, 2014, at Cypress Cove Care Center in Crystal River. Private cremation arrangements are under the care of Strickland Funeral Home with Crematory Crystal River. Frances McNamara, 91LECANTOThe Service of Remembrance for Mrs. Frances M. McNamara, age 91 years, of Lecanto, FL will be held 12:30 pm, Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at the Beverly Hills Chapel of Hooper Funeral Homes. Cremation will be under the direction of Hooper Crematory Inverness. The family will receive friends from 11:00 am until the time of service, Wednesday at the chapel. Mrs. McNamara was born May 22, 1922 in Brooklyn, New York to Frank and Josephine (Sperzel) Hoyt and came to Citrus County in 1977 from Seaford, NY. She attended Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church, Beverly Hills and was a member of the Irish American Social Club, Beverly Hills. She was wife of the late Terrence A. McNamara (September 2005). Mrs. McNamara is survived by a daughter, Catherine Breckinridge, Citrus Springs, a son, Terrence P McNamara, Port Jefferson, NY and 2 granddaughters, Emma McNamara and Robin McNamara. Sign the guest book at www.chronicleonline.com.John Truckin Mrozik Jr., 63HERNANDOJohn F. Truckin Mrozik Jr., 63, Hernando, Fla., died Jan.26, 2014. Chas E. Davis Funeral Home is in charge of private arrangements.Doris Stine, 91SUGARMILL WOODSDoris A. Stine, 91, of Sugarmill Woods, Fla., and Fort Edward, N.Y., passed away Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014. A celebration of her life will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan.30, 2014, at Wilder Funeral Home. Deaths ELSEWHERE Helga Sandbur g Crile, 95AUTHOR, POET CLEVELAND Helga Sandburg Crile, an author and the youngest of three daughters of poet and Lincoln biographer Carl Sandburg, has died at her home near Cleveland. She was 95. The Fioritto Funeral Service said Crile died at her Cleveland Heights home on Sunday night. Her family said she had been in failing health. Crile published 17 books, including novels, memoirs and poetry. She also typed manuscripts for her Pulitzer Prize-winning father, who dedicated several books to her and wrote poems in her honor. Her survivors include a son, a daughter and two stepdaughters. A memorial service will be in the spring.Jose Emilio Pacheco, 74MEXICAN POET MEXICO CITY Jose Emilio Pacheco, widely regarded as one of Mexicos foremost poets and short story writers, died Sunday at age 74, the countrys National Council for Culture and the Arts announced on its official Twitter account. President Enrique Pena Nieto also mourned Pacheco with his own tweet after Pachecos daughter confirmed the death to local journalists. The poet, novelist, journalist, essayist and literary critic came to be seen as a leading representative of the generation of Mexican writers who came of age in the late 1950s and 1960s. He was best known for bittersweet accounts of adolescents growing up in a less crowded, but corrupt and unjust Mexico of the 1940s and s. He was particularly noted for the 1981 novel Las Batallas en el Desierto, or Battles in the Desert, a story of boys infatuation with the mother of one of his classmates. Born June 30, 1939, in Mexico City, Pacheco began publishing his writing as a teenager, and in 1957 began publishing the literary magazines Estaciones with fellow university students Carlos Monsivais and Sergio Pitol, according to an official biography published when he won the Cervantes Prize, the Spanishspeaking worlds highest literary honor.Eric Lawson, 72EX-MARLBORO MAN LOS ANGELES Eric Lawson, who portrayed the rugged Marlboro man in cigarette ads during the late 1970s, has died. He was 72. Lawson died Jan. 10 at his home in San Luis Obispo of respiratory failure due to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, his wife, Susan Lawson said Sunday. Lawson was an actor with bit parts on such TV shows as Baretta and The Streets of San Francisco when he was hired to appear in print Marlboro ads from 1978 to 1981. His other credits include Charlies Angels, Dynasty and Baywatch. His wife said injuries sustained on the set of a Western film ended his career in 1997. A smoker since age 14, Lawson later appeared in an anti-smoking commercial that parodied the Marlboro man and an Entertainment Tonight segment to discuss the negative effects of smoking. Susan said her husband was proud of the interview, even though he was smoking at the time and continued the habit until he was diagnosed with COPD. He knew the cigarettes had a hold on him, she said. He knew, yet he still couldnt stop. A few actors and models who pitched Marlboro brand cigarettes have died of smoking-related diseases. They include David Millar, who died of emphysema in 1987, and David McLean, who died of lung cancer in 1995. 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DUI arrests Cody Sowell 23, of Parker Loop, Citrus Springs, at 3:19 a.m. Jan. 27 on a misdemeanor charge of driving under the influence (second offense). According to his arrest affidavit, Sowell was stopped for driving the wrong way on a four-lane highway. He was asked to perform field sobriety tests and did poorly. He refused Breathalyzer tests of his blood alcohol concentration. Bond $1,000. Gregory Downing 48, of North Crescent Drive, Crystal River, at 4:25 a.m. Jan. 26 on misdemeanor charges of driving under the influence and leaving the scene of a crash with property damage. According to his arrest affidavit, Downing was stopped for being in an accident, then leaving the scene, and driving the wrong way on U.S. 19. He was asked to perform field sobriety tests and did poorly. He refused Breathalyzer tests of his blood alcohol concentration. Bond $1,000. Larry Naylor Jr. 21, of East Onondaga Trail, Inverness, at 3:03 a.m. Jan. 25 on a misdemeanor charge of driving under the influence. According to his arrest affidavit, Naylor was stopped for a routine traffic violation. He was asked to perform field sobriety tests and did poorly. Tests of his breath showed his blood alcohol concentration was 0.123 percent and 0.128 percent. The legal limit is 0.08 percent. Bond $500. Nancy Prather, 45, of East 74thCourt, Trenton, at 1:35 a.m. Jan. 25 on a misdemeanor charge of driving under the influence. According to her arrest affidavit, Prather was stopped for parking her vehicle facing eastbound in the westbound lane of traffic at the intersection of State Road 44 and County Road 491. She was asked to perform field sobriety tests and did poorly. She was transported to Citrus Memorial hospital then taken to the Citrus County Detention Facility. Tests of her breath were completed approximately seven hours after her arrest and showed her blood alcohol concentration was 0.125 percent and 0.136 percent. Bond $500.Domestic battery arrests Jeremiah Smith, 36, of Homosassa, at 9:41 p.m. Jan. 24 on a felony charge of domestic battery by strangulation. No bond. Angela Dosal, 43, of Dunnellon, at 4:39 a.m. Jan. 25 on a misdemeanor charge of domestic battery. She was also charged with felony violation of probation stemming from an original charge of homicide. In May of 2003, Dosal pleaded no contest to the second degree murder of her boyfriend who was stabbed in Hernando County. Bond was denied. Mark Pullen, 56, of Inverness, at 6:55 a.m. Jan. 25 on a misdemeanor charge of domestic battery. No bond. Earnest Ross, 37, of Inverness, at 11:24 a.m. Jan. 25 on a misdemeanor charge of domestic battery. No bond Brian Dillard, 47, of Crystal River, at 3:52 p.m. Jan. 26 on a misdemeanor charge of domestic battery and a felony charge of resisting an officer with violence. No bondOther arrests Jason Schiedenhelm, 31, of Skyline Drive, Barre, Vt., at 7 a.m. Jan. 24 on an active warrant for failing to comply with sex offender registration. He was also charged with felony violation of probation. According to his arrest affidavit, he was transported to the Citrus County Detention Facility from the Cumberland County Jail in Fayetteville, N.C. Bond was originally set at $50,000, then revoked after the violation of probation charge. Rufus Hoyt, 33, of Rock Crusher Road, Homosassa, at 1 p.m. Jan. 24 on a felony charge of criminal mischief and a misdemeanor charge of trespassing in an unoccupied structure. According to his arrest affidavit, Hoyt is accused of breaking a window with a rock and damaging the front door of the victims residence. Fingerprints and Hoyts wallet were reportedly found within the home. He was already incarcerated at the Citrus County Detention Facility at the time of his arrest. Bond $2,000. Maurice Townsend, 29, of Southwest 109th Lane, Dunnellon, at 11:57 p.m. Jan. 24 on an active warrant for felony charges of conspiracy to commit a crime and two counts of selling or possession with intent to sell a controlled substance (cocaine). Bond $25,000. Luther Coman, 57, of South Seaport Point, Crystal River, at 12:06 a.m. Jan. 25 on a misdemeanor charge of disorderly intoxication. According to his arrest affidavit, Coman is accused of being intoxicated and creating a public disturbance at a bar on Ozello Trail. After assuring a deputy he was going home to bed, Corman left his home a second time and created a disturbance by walking in the middle of the street. Bond $250. Kimberly Ericson, 27, of South Gold Dust Terrace, Inverness, at 12:25 p.m. Jan. 25 on an active warrant for felony violation of probation stemming from an original charge of uttering a forged instrument. Bond was denied. Gabriel Brown Jr., 34, of West Woodland Ridge Drive, Lecanto, at 2:29 p.m. Jan. 25 on a felony charge of introduction of contraband into a detention facility. According to his arrest affidavit, Brown is accused of being in possession of five hand-rolled tobacco cigarettes while being an inmate at the Citrus County Detention Facility. He had arrived at the facility as a federal inmate from the Pinellas County Jail. Brown had been arrested in Pace, Fla., in March on federal charges of multiple armed robberies in Hillsborough and Polk counties. Bond $2,000. Ramona Raven, 48, of West Ponce De Leon Boulevard, Homosassa, at 3:57 p.m. Jan. 25 on an active warrant for felony violation of probation stemming from an original charge of battery on a law enforcement officer. Bond was denied. Jeffrey Horrell, 35, of South Michigan Boulevard, Homosassa, at 9:07 p.m. Jan. 25 on a misdemeanor charge of trespassing in a structure after warning. According to his arrest affidavit, Horrell had been previously trespassed from the Applebees in Crystal River and returned to the site after being warned not to do so. Bond $250. Terry Daniels, 53, of North Portico Terrace, Hernando, at 12:44 a.m. Jan. 27 on an active warrant for felony violation of probation stemming from original charges of battery on a law enforcement officer, and resisting an arrest with violence. Bond was denied. Genevieve Davis, 20, of Crystal River, at 11:58 a.m. Jan. 26 on an active Sumter County warrant for felony violation of probation stemming from original charges of providing false information to a pawn broker and retail grand theft. Bond was denied. Wesley Foley Jr., 27, of West Checkerberry Drive, Crystal River, at 5:45 p.m. Jan. 25 on felony charges of auto theft and burglary to an unoccupied conveyance, along with a misdemeanor charge of criminal mischief. According to his arrest affidavit, Foley is accused of attempting to steal a 2004 Ford diesel truck from Hometown Auto Mart and damaging the ignition portion of the steering column of the vehicle. Bond $10,500. Citrus County Sheriffs OfficeBurglaries A commercial burglary was reported at 9:34a.m. Friday, Jan.24, in the area of the Withlacoochee State Trail and North Lecanto Highway, Beverly Hills. A residential burglary was reported at 12:40p.m. Jan.24 in the 300 block of S. Barbour St., Beverly Hills. A vehicle burglary was reported at 1:42p.m. Jan.24 in the 2000 block of S.E. Eighth Ave., Crystal River. A residential burglary was reported at 5:55p.m. Saturday, Jan.25, in the 5800 block of W. Demsey Lane, Homosassa. A commercial burglary was reported at 3:38a.m. Sunday, Jan.26, in the 8800 block of S. Florida Ave., Floral City. A vehicle burglary was reported at 3:43p.m. Jan.26 in the 8100 block of N. Primrose Drive, Dunnellon.Thefts A grand theft was reported at 4:54p.m. Friday, Jan.24, in the 4500 block of N. Remington Terrace, Hernando. A grand theft was reported at 2:34p.m. Saturday, Jan.25, in the 8300 block of S. Yew Terrace, Floral City. A petit theft was reported at 4:13p.m. Jan.25 in the 1900 block of W. Freeman Place, Dunnellon. A grand theft was reported at 8:14p.m. Jan.25 in the 3900 block of S. Suncoast Blvd., Homosassa. An auto theft was reported at 7:08a.m. Sunday, Jan.26, in the 10800 block of E. Gobbler Drive, Floral City. A grand theft was reported at 6:01p.m. Jan.26 in the 700 block of N.E. First Terrace, Crystal River. A petit theft was reported at 7:30p.m. Jan.26 in the 1900 block of N. Lecanto Highway, Lecanto. A grand theft was reported at 10:54p.m. Jan.26 in the 6700 block of W. Curlew Place, Crystal River.Vandalisms A vandalism was reported at 4:34p.m. Friday, Jan.24, in the 6400 block of W. Appomattox Lane, Homosassa. A vandalism was reported at 7:16a.m. Saturday, Jan.25, in the 700 block of W. Fenway Drive, Hernando. A vandalism was reported at 7:20p.m. Sunday, Jan.26, in the 900 block of W. Roosevelt Blvd., Beverly Hills. 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The Republican governor said the measure would save taxpayers about $20 million as part of his overall plan to cut taxes by $500 million this year. Emergency management officials say the tax break would give people more incentive to get prepared. Other covered items include radios, flashlights, tarpaulins, fuel tanks, coolers, ground anchors and batteries.Congressman to resign after scandalMIAMI After going through rehab for cocaine and alcohol abuse and pledging that hed work through his problems to regain his Florida constituents trust, Trey Radels short career in Congress ended with a whimper Monday. Facing a House ethics investigation, a growing group of primary challengers and the steady drumbeat of a Republican establishment calling for him to step down, the 37-year-old, who pleaded guilty to cocaine-possession charges last year, quietly tendered his resignation letter. On Nov. 20, the freshman Republican pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of cocaine possession and was sentenced to a year of probation. He admitted to purchasing 3.5 grams of cocaine from an undercover officer Oct. 29 in Washington.OrlandoCar bypasses guard arm, clipped by train An Amtrak train clipped a car whose driver maneuvered past the tracks warning arm guard, causing minor injuries to the car passengers. Sgt. Kim Montes of the Florida Highway Patrol said none of the trains more than 150 passengers had noticeable injuries after Mondays accident, although one passenger asked to be checked out by paramedics. The driver of the car tried to get around the arm guard as it came down. Montes said the front of the train clipped the rear of the Toyota Corolla. The drivers 6-month-old son was ejected from the car at impact, but he had only minor injuries. The boys mother, who was a passenger in the car, also was hospitalized but didnt have serious injuries. SarasotaSouthbound I-75 reopens in Sarasota CountyOfficials said southbound Interstate 75 is partially reopened after pieces of concrete falling from an overpass closed the highway for several hours. The Florida Highway Patrol reported that the concrete fell from the overpass at University Parkway in Sarasota County on Monday morning. While the inside lane of I-75 South was reopened several hours later, officials said it may take another day or two to get the center and outside lane cleared. Motorists were being detoured earlier to U.S. 41. University Parkway in both directions remains closed. From wire reports Gov. Rick Scott For the RECORD ON THE NET For more information about arrests made by the Citrus County Sheriffs Office, go to www.sheriffcitrus.org and click on the Public Information link, then on Arrest Reports. Also under Public Information on the CCSO website, click on Crime Mapping for a view of where each type of crime occurs in Citrus County. Click on Offense Reports to see lists of burglary, theft and vandalism. For the Record reports are also archived online at www.chronicleonline. com. The Sexual Predator Unit is responsible for tracking all registered sexual offenders and predators in the county. Click on the Sexual Offender Information link on the CCSO website. The Sheriffs 10-43 show airs on TV station WYKE, digital channel 47 and Bright House cable channel 16.
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BUSINESSCITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLETUESDAY, JANUARY28, 2014 A9 Money&MarketsAclick of the wrist gets you more at www.chronicleonline.com 1,600 1,650 1,700 1,750 1,800 1,850 J ASOND 1,760 1,820 1,880 S&P 500Close: 1,781.56 Change: -8.73 (-0.5%) 10 DAYS 14,500 15,000 15,500 16,000 16,500 17,000 J ASOND 15,760 16,160 16,560 Dow Jones industrialsClose: 15,837.88 Change: -41.23 (-0.3%) 10 DAYSAdvanced818 Declined2309 New Highs25 New Lows79 Vol. (in mil.)3,947 Pvs. Volume4,593 2,335 2,440 585 2032 49 46 NYSE NASD DOW 15942.7715783.5515837.88-41.23-0.26%-4.46% DOW Trans.7291.867154.537199.18-59.54-0.82%-2.72% DOW Util.495.19491.27492.89+0.93+0.19%+0.47% NYSE Comp.10065.309935.559981.35-53.07-0.53%-4.03% NASDAQ4136.464052.634083.61-44.56-1.08%-2.23% S&P5001795.981772.881781.56-8.73-0.49%-3.61% S&P4001317.411295.031302.51-11.56-0.88%-2.98% Wilshire 500019224.3818936.6919041.30-127.33-0.66%-3.37% Russell 20001147.431121.121127.73-16.40-1.43%-3.09% HIGH LOW CLOSE CHG. %CHG. YTD StocksRecap AK Steel Hold AKS2.7668.47 5.99-.26 -4.2ttt-27.0+39.5dd... AT&T Inc T33.09139.00 33.51+.09 +0.3stt-4.7+4.4251.84f Ametek Inc AME39.46562.05 49.39-.24 -0.5ttt-6.2+21.3250.24 Anheuser-Busch InBev BUD83.947106.83 98.23+.18 +0.2stt-7.7+11.53.03e Bank of America BAC10.98917.42 16.31-.14 -0.9tss+4.8+42.9160.04 Capital City Bank CCBG10.12713.08 12.18-.26 -2.1tss+3.5+6.941... CenturyLink Inc CTL29.14142.01 29.08-.07 -0.2ttt-8.7-21.9dd2.16 Citigroup C40.28655.28 48.81-.52 -1.1ttt-6.3+15.4110.04 Commnwlth REIT CWH15.78826.38 23.35-.21 -0.9tss+0.2+47.5251.00 Disney DIS53.41976.84 72.25-.47 -0.6ttt-5.4+36.4210.86f Duke Energy DUK64.16575.46 68.73+.47 +0.7stt-0.4+5.2203.12 EPR Properties EPR46.36461.18 51.13+.11 +0.2sss+4.0+13.7203.42f Exxon Mobil Corp XOM84.796101.74 94.92+.07 +0.1stt-6.2+6.5102.52 Ford Motor F12.10718.02 15.71-.12 -0.8tss+1.8+17.0120.50f Gen Electric GE21.11628.09 25.07+.12 +0.5stt-10.6+16.7170.88f HCAHoldings Inc HCA34.90951.76 49.10+.70 +1.4sss+2.9+28.315... Hlth Mgmt Asc HMA9.94517.28 13.31... ...rss+1.6+32.0cc... Home Depot HD63.82982.57 78.94-.22 -0.3ttt-4.1+19.9211.56 Intel Corp INTC20.10727.12 24.72-.09 -0.4ttt-4.8+22.7130.90 IBM IBM172.572215.90 177.90-1.74 -1.0ttt-5.2-10.3123.80 LKQ Corporation LKQ20.09534.32 26.24+.08 +0.3stt-20.2+13.727... Lowes Cos LOW35.86852.08 48.00+.17 +0.4stt-3.1+26.3230.72 McDonalds Corp MCD93.141103.70 94.07-.36 -0.4ttt-3.1+4.5173.24f Microsoft Corp MSFT27.10838.98 36.03-.78 -2.1ttt-3.7+36.7131.12 Motorola Solutions MSI53.28867.69 64.43+.01 ...rtt-4.5+11.5161.24 NextEra Energy NEE71.42989.75 86.89-.17 -0.2tss+1.5+24.4192.64 Penney JC Co Inc JCP6.24123.10 6.51-.19 -2.8ttt-28.9-65.0dd... Piedmont Office RT PDM14.62421.09 16.59-.09 -0.5tts+0.4-9.4300.80 Regions Fncl RF7.42911.08 10.41-.14 -1.3tss+5.3+38.9130.12 Sears Holdings Corp SHLD34.21267.50 38.39+.24 +0.6stt-21.7-16.0dd... Smucker, JM SJM88.214114.72 98.63+.66 +0.7stt-4.8+11.1192.32 Texas Instru TXN32.19944.82 42.64-.31 -0.7ttt-2.9+33.0241.20 Time Warner TWX49.50770.77 62.88-.44 -0.7ttt-9.8+26.9161.15 UniFirst Corp UNF79.969113.06 108.23-1.91 -1.7tss+1.1+36.6180.15 Verizon Comm VZ42.46554.31 47.69+.06 +0.1stt-3.0+16.7122.12 Vodafone Group VOD24.42939.44 36.80-1.24 -3.3ttt-6.4+48.01.61e WalMart Strs WMT68.13581.37 74.15-.27 -0.4ttt-5.8+9.3141.88 Walgreen Co WAG39.58862.24 57.40+.17 +0.3stt-0.1+48.1201.26 52-WK RANGE CLOSE YTD 1YR NAME TICKER LO HI CLOSE CHG %CHG WK MO QTR %CHG %RTN P/E DIVStocks of Local Interest Dividend Footnotes: a Extra dividends were paid, but are not included. b Annual rate plus stock. c Liquidating dividend. e Amount declared or paid in last 12 months. f Current annual rate, which was increased by most recent dividend announcement. i Sum of dividends paid after stock split, no regular rate. j Sum of dividends paid this year. Most recent dividend was omitted or deferred. k Declared or paid this year, a cumulative issue with dividends in arrears. m Current annual rate, which was decreased by most recent dividend announcement. p Initial dividend, annual rate not known, yie ld not shown. r Declared or paid in preceding 12 months plus stock dividend. t Paid in stock, approximate cash value on ex-distribution date. PE Footnotes: q Stock is a closed-end fund no P/E ratio shown. cc P/E exceeds 99. dd Loss in last 12 months. Teamsters voted in favor of an extension of the trucking companys collective bargaining agreement, providing some room to move. The mobile advertising company posts strong, preliminary fourthquarter numbers, including combined revenue of as much as $109 The worlds largest cruise ship operator returned to profitability during the fourth quarter after navigating a very tough year. Bank of America raises its rating and price target on the miner, saying that despite headwinds the negatives facing the miner are well known. The heavy equipment company topped Wall Street expectations for the quarter and announced a $10 billion share buyback program. Stocks around the world fell Monday, though the U.S. markets decline was milder than in other countries. Of the 10 sectors that make up the Standard & Poors 500 index, seven fell. The sharpest losses came in technology stocks. 80 85 90 $95 J ND CaterpillarCAT Close: $91.29 5.12 or 5.9% $79.49$99.70 Vol.: Mkt. Cap: 22.2m (4.3x avg.) $58.09 b 52-week range PE: Yield: 17.3 2.6% 16 18 20 $22 J ND Peabody EnergyBTU Close: $16.97 0.10 or 0.6% $14.34$27.20 Vol.: Mkt. Cap: 8.3m (1.3x avg.) $4.58 b 52-week range PE: Yield: ... 2.0% 40 45 $50 J ND Royal CaribbeanRCL Close: $48.04 0.91 or 1.9% $31.35$50.24 Vol.: Mkt. Cap: 6.7m (4.5x avg.) $10.48 b 52-week range PE: Yield: 150.1 2.1% 6 7 $8 J ND Millennial MediaMM Close: $7.36 0.65 or 9.7% $5.78$14.66 Vol.: Mkt. Cap: 12.5m (7.4x avg.) $781.72 m 52-week range PE: Yield: ... ... 5 10 15 $20 J ND YRC WorldwideYRCW Close: $17.55 -1.24 or -6.6% $5.75$36.99 Vol.: Mkt. Cap: 2.7m (1.6x avg.) $191.7 m 52-week range PE: Yield: ... ... The yield on the 10-year Treasury rose to 2.75 percent Monday. Yields affect rates on mortgages and other consumer loans.NET 1YR TREASURIES YEST PVS CHG AGO 3.25 3.25 3.25 .13 .13 .13 PRIME RATE FED FUNDS 3-month T-bill.040.04....07 6-month T-bill.060.06....10 52-wk T-bill.100.10....13 2-year T-note.340.34....28 5-year T-note1.571.55+0.02.85 10-year T-note2.752.72+0.031.95 30-year T-bond3.673.64+0.033.13 NET 1YR BONDS YEST PVS CHG AGO Barclays LongT-BdIdx3.483.46+0.022.72 Bond Buyer Muni Idx4.874.87...3.97 Barclays USAggregate2.352.38-0.031.82 Barclays US High Yield5.585.41+0.175.61 Moodys AAACorp Idx4.454.43+0.023.76 Barclays CompT-BdIdx1.781.77+0.011.09 Barclays US Corp3.143.13+0.012.74 YEST 6 MO AGO 1 YR AGO Commodities The price of natural gas tumbled, losing much of its gain from Friday, when it settled at its highest level since February 2010. Crude oil, gold and copper also fell. 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Interestrates Associated PressNEW YORK Stock markets fell across the globe on Monday, but at least it wasnt another rout on Wall Street. Shaky economies and plunging currencies in the developing world fueled a worldwide sell-off as fearful investors pushed prices lower across Asia and Europe. In the U.S. and other rich countries with healthier economies, investors also retreated, although the selling was more modest. Major indexes in both Hong Kong and Tokyo fell more than 2 percent. The selling then spread to Europe and the U.S., as stocks slipped across the board, but the declines were much less than on Friday, when the American market ended its worst week since 2012. Jack Ablin, chief investment officer at BMO Private Bank, said he wasnt surprised that the U.S. losses were limited. We have an accelerating economy, low inflation and accommodative monetary policy, he said. The world isnt falling apart. The Dow Jones industrial average slipped 41.23 points, or 0.26 percent, to 15,837.88. The Standard & Poors 500 index fell 8.73 points, or 0.5 percent, to 1,781.56. The Nasdaq was down the most in the U.S., falling 44.56 points, or 1.1 percent, to 4,083.61. The market turbulence was set off last week by a report from China on a downturn in its manufacturing, more evidence that the worlds second-largest economy is slowing. Thats a big problem for Brazil, South Africa and other developing countries that have come to depend on exports to that country. Adding to the troubles: The decision by the U.S. Federal Reserve last month to scale back its bond-buying stimulus for the American economy, which has helped keep interest rates low. Money that had flooded emerging markets looking for higher returns outside the U.S. has begun to come back now that rates may rise, battering those markets. Despite Mondays widespread selling, experts say the troubles in China and elsewhere in the developing world are unlikely to derail a global economic recovery that appears to be gaining momentum. Growth in the worlds wealthy economies is expected to pick up the slack. World market fears shaking up stocks Associated PressA specialist on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange checks a screen Monday. BusinessBRIEFS Poll: Breaches not changing peoples habitsNEW YORK American shoppers say they are very concerned about the safety of their personal information following a massive security breach at Target, but many arent taking steps to ensure their data is more secure, says a new Associated PressGfK Poll. The poll finds a striking contradiction: Americans say they fear becoming victims of theft after the breach that compromised 40 million credit and debit cards and personal information of up to 70 million customers. Yet they are apathetic to try to protect their data. In the survey, nearly half of Americans say they are extremely concerned about their personal data when shopping in stores since the breach. Sixty-one percent say they have deep worries when spending online, while 62 percent are very concerned when they buy on their mobile phones. But just 37 percent have tried to use cash for purchases rather than pay with plastic in response to data thefts like the one at Target, while only 41 percent have checked their credit reports. And even fewer have changed their online passwords at retailers websites, requested new credit or debit card numbers from their bank or signed up for a credit monitoring service.Apples 1Q disappoints Wall Street, stock fallsSAN FRANCISCO Apples holiday season proved to be a disappointment even though the company sold a record number of iPhones and iPads during its latest quarter. The fiscal first-quarter earnings released Monday topped analyst projections, but Apple sold fewer iPhones than Wall Street had been anticipating. Management also forecast revenue for the current quarter that fell below analysts predictions. Those letdowns caused Apples stock to shed $41.62, or more than 7.5 percent, to $508.88 in extended trading after the release of results. The Cupertino, Calif., company sold 51 million iPhones during the three months ending Dec. 28. That marked a 7 percent increase from the previous sales record of nearly 48 million iPhones set a year earlier. But analysts were expecting even bigger things and had predicted about 55 million iPhones in what is traditionally the companys best quarter.Caribbean cruise ended after outbreak of illnessKINGSTON, Jamaica The Royal Caribbean cruise line on Sunday ended a ships 10-day trip in the Caribbean early after hundreds of passengers and crew members were sickened with a gastrointestinal illness. The Miami-based company made the announcement a few hours after officials from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention boarded the Explorer of the Seas during its U.S. Virgin Islands port call to investigate the illness and evaluate the outbreak response. The CDC said early Monday that 577 of the 3,050 passengers aboard the 15-deck ship reported getting sick during the cruise that left Cape Liberty, New Jersey, on Tuesday. Fortynine crew members also reported feeling ill, according to the CDC. The CDC team will remain on board the ship until the vessel returns to the United States later this week. Tests would have to confirm what caused the outbreak, but fast-spreading norovirus is often to blame for similar symptoms sweeping closed quarters like those on cruise ships.Survey: Businesses more optimistic, but not hiringBusinesses expect their companies to perform better this year, but that optimism still isnt translating into a push to hire more workers, according to a new survey from the National Association for Business Economics. Of the 64 members who responded to NABEs January survey, most said they saw stronger sales in the final months of 2013, and 43 percent expect their companies to modestly hike selling prices this year. Thats the highest percentage in more than 12 months. Most respondents dont expect the new health care law or the Federal Reserves easing of its stimulus policies to have a major impact on business, either. However, only 37 percent expect to create jobs in the next six months, the same as in NABEs October survey. For the fourth quarter, only about a quarter of respondents said their companies expanded payrolls. Those most likely to report increased hiring were from the manufacturing, finance, insurance and real estate sectors.US probes Camry hybrids for power brake problemDETROIT U.S. safety regulators are investigating complaints that power-assisted brakes can fail at times in Camry gas-electric hybrids. The probe covers about 30,000 of the midsize cars from the 2007 and 2008 model years. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says it has 59 complaints about intermittent loss of power-brake assist. The agency says the problem happens without warning. It causes increased stopping distances and requires more pedal pressure to stop the car. Two crashes have been reported but no injuries. The agency says 24 incidents happened at speeds of 40 miles per hour or more. It says the number of complaints is increasing, with 55 percent received in the past eight months.Google buys artificial intelligence startup in UKLONDON Google says that it has purchased the British startup DeepMind, an artificial intelligence company founded by a 37-year old former chess prodigy and computer game designer. The American tech giants London office confirmed a deal had been made but refused to offer a purchase price, which is reportedly $500 million. The company was founded by researcher Demis Hassabis together with Shane Legg and Mustafa Suleyman. Hassabis, who is on leave from University College London, has investigated the mechanisms that underlie human memory. Artificial intelligence uses computers for tasks normally requiring human intelligence, like speech recognition or language translation. DeepMind says the company, based in London, specializes in algorithms and machine learning.American Airlines CEOs salary set at $700,000DALLAS The CEO of the new American Airlines says he will get a salary of $700,000 this year and could get a bonus of twice that if the company is highly profitable. But Doug Parker says the majority of his compensation will come in the form of a stock award that hasnt been determined yet. Based on past compensation for Parker and other airline CEOs, those stock awards are likely to be valued at several million dollars. Separately, last month Parker received a retention bonus of stock that, at Mondays closing share price, could be worth $18.9 million if certain merger goals are met by late 2016. Parker told employees Monday that his 2014 compensation would be less than that paid to CEOs at United Airlines and Delta Air Lines, which are roughly the same size as American after its merger with US Airways. He said that he requested the lower payout because union employees at the company are paid less than their counterparts at those airlines. From wire reports
OPINION Page A10TUESDAY, JANUARY 28, 2014 Is this justice?How can the same legal system and the same judge, Judge Howard, weigh our legal system as fair when on Dec. 18, 2013, a 63-year-old school teacher accused of child pornography charges is given 15 months in jail without much description of the charges in the Chroniclenewspaper? In fact, it describes him as a school teaching veteran of 35 years. How many children was he in charge of? Does he live near children? Yet on April 26, 2013, my husband, who was accused of child pornography charges, was sentenced to 38 years in prison. Is this equality for all? He went to ITMs sexual offender therapy on his own, not court-ordered, after his initial arrest on Sept. 11, 2012. He sought counseling, which was helping him. In court it was said about three to five times that he was amenable to help. Both these men were firsttime offenders without prior charges, but my husband worked as a peace officer and was retired. He lives in a retirement area. The newspaper article on this date gave details to make him look evil. It did not bother to say that this man helped a neighbor by saving her life in New York or that this same man helped people in car accidents and worked hard all his life but had the misfortune of having an addictive personality that led him in the wrong direction, viewing Internet images and becoming addicted to watching these inappropriate acts. This person is a father, a husband and a good friend and neighbor who would always stop to help people. Also, it was not mentioned to the court that this man many years prior had fallen and hit his head on the bathroom floor, which may have jolted something in his head. Also as a child, his father pushed him up against the wall and he hit his head. How does the school teacher who was around children making his living teaching children come out with a 15-month sentence, but a retired 61-year-old peace officer get 38 years when they basically did the same thing? How does a man who otherwise always gave back to society and his family and who was seeking counseling without a court order not earn a second chance to rectify and make himself a better person? He was also seeking spiritual help by attending church to ask God for forgiveness.Linda EthridgeYes to single-payerA recent letter to the Chronicleobserved: I dont support universal health care. Look at all the countries that had it. Its a total failure. To begin with, I notice the writers use of the past tense countries that had it. Actually I dont know of a single western European country with a government-funded health system that abandoned it and moved back to a free market approach. Obviously, the various systems evolve as ideas on how to make them work better come up. But I dont know of a country with a powerful political movement based on re-privatizing their health care. The in-country polls I have seen suggest a lot of support for their centralized health care. If one looks at health care systems and how services are delivered, the United States has steadily fallen over recent decades in such categories as infant morality rates, life expectancy and various other categories generally considered to measure the effective delivery of health care. And, to add insult to injury, our medical costs per person rank No. 1, with many of the government-controlled systems delivering better health care at a significantly lower price. Most of the European countries spend two-thirds or less per capita than we do and, judging from the statistics, are delivering better care. From my point of view, a single-payer system in America would be a change for the better get these private health care coverage-providers out of the system. In doctors offices I hear employees endlessly complaining about the amount of time they spend dealing with multiple companies using different forms and procedures.Michael Francis Homosassa Editors note: Paul Herbert, a snowbird from northern Virginia, is sharing his letters to family and friends with the Chronicle in the blog section of chronicleonline.com. This entry is from his 20th day in Citrus County.Fun fact for today: According to the New York Times, the acronym OMG which we think of as recent goes back to at least 1917, when someone used it in a letter to Winston Churchill. But the old Gray Lady (theTimes, not Churchill) ought to know better than calling OMG an acronym, for it is simply three letters strung together to mean something. An acronym, as most of you readers know, is when the letters form something that sounds like a word, such as SCUBA (self-contained underwater breathing apparatus). Doing my part to augment the acronym glossary: were having AGDIF (another great day in Florida). Of course, enjoying AGDIF evades mom and dad back in Ohio, but at least theyre enjoying the Honey Bells we sent them from Ferris Groves. Too bad we couldnt send them some sunshine, but until a Silicon Valley whiz-kid develops an iPhone app for that, were stuck with sending citrus. Theres an American-Canadian Snowbird club here. It boasts about 140 members who get together for various events, including euchre, golf, and shuffleboard. I figure the Canadians (and Michiganders) secretly spend all their time giving thanks that theyre here, not back home. The club sounds like good fun, something wed join if we were here a little longer. Were still doing the basic introductory 101 stuff, like visiting Weeki Wachee and Silver Springs Park, more seeing than doing, more tourist than snowbird. Thank you for the kind remarks over the last few weeks about my snowbird letters. Some of you went so far as to compare my writing to the likes of Carl Hiaasen, Dave Barry, and Bill Bryson. I know I couldnt even carry Bill Brysons iPad, but I appreciate the compliments. And no worries, theres no chance of me getting a big head, even though (ahem, clears throat) I just got published in the venerable Citrus County Chronicle, perhaps the most important paper read daily by every world leader. (Perhaps, is quite a weasel word, right up there with might.) As soon as I start feeling good about my writing, KAPOW! a royalty check sucker-punches me back to humility, back to the worn adage about writing for enjoyment, not money. Frankly, Id be OK with both. And that, dear friends, is that. AGDIF, Paul Paul Herbert is visiting Citrus County for the month of January, possibly longer if things work out right. He hopes this is his first of many winter trips here from his home in northern Virginia. Paul is the author of God Knows All Your Names, The Jefferson Hotel: The History of a Richmond Landmark, and Elinor Fry: A Legacy of Dance in Richmond. He can be reached at: jeffersonhotelbook@ yahoo.com. The mass of mankind has not been born with saddles on their backs, nor a favored few booted and spurred, ready to ride them legitimately, by the grace of god. Thomas Jefferson, 1743-1826 Churchill knew about OMG CITRUS COUNTY CHRONICLE Founded by Albert M. Williamson You may differ with my choice, but not my right to choose. David S. Arthurs publisher emeritus EDITORIAL BOARDGerry Mulligan ....................................publisherMike Arnold ..............................................editorCharlie Brennan ........................managing editorCurt Ebitz ..................................citizen memberMac Harris ................................citizen memberRebecca Martin ........................citizen memberBrad Bautista ....................................copy chiefLogan Mosby ..............................features editor DRAINING TAXPAYERS Look for a cheaper option, guys There have been so many absurdities in the ongoing dispute at Citrus Memorial hospital that this latest infraction might have slipped by. But it cant. The CMH governing board has been working diligently to get CEO Ryan Beaty to resign before they reached a final settlement with the foundation board. Two weeks ago Beaty did just that, and agreed to resign as of March 15 as long as all of the lawsuits against foundation board members were dropped. Then comes the news that a temporary hospital executive will have to be hired at a cost of $30,000 to $40,000 a month to run the facility during an interim period. The warring boards are close to signing off on a deal to lease the public hospital to HCA, the largest health care provider in the nation. Along the way, more than $11 million has been wasted on legal fees and additional millions flubbed away with negotiators, consultants and other experts who have all failed to dig us out of this mess. The one thing all of these expenditures have in common is that they are paid for by you the taxpayer and/or health care consumer of Citrus County. Now they want to spend up to $40,000 a month for an interim CEO to step in and navigate the hospital for the time it takes to negotiate the final deal with HCA. When is the gravy train going to stop? The fourperson committee assigned by the two boards to finalize these details needs to take a collective deep breath and find another alternative to dropping a halfmillion dollars of our money. There are leadership alternatives on the existing hospital staff, or former hospital leaders in our community who could be called upon to manage the facility for a short period of time. The catastrophic waste that has been piled up during this controversy will already go down in the record books for the political fight that cost the taxpayers more money than all of the previous controversies combined. Stop it. Find an alternative other than bringing in another out-of-county expert we cant afford. THE ISSUE:$40,000 a month for an interim hospital CEO?!OUR OPINION:Cut it out with the gravy train already. OPINIONS INVITED The opinions expressed in Chronicle editorials are the opinions of the newspapers editorial board.Viewpoints depicted in political cartoons, columns or letters do not necessarily represent the opinion of the editorial board. Persons wishing to address the editorial board, which meets weekly, should call Charlie Brennan at 352-563-5660.All letters must be signed and include a phone number and hometown, including letters sent via email. Names and hometowns will be printed; phone numbers will not be published or given out.SEND LETTERS TO: The Editor, 1624 N. Meadowcrest Blvd., Crystal River, FL 34429. Or, fax to 352-563-3280, or email to email@example.com .LETTERSto the Editor Poor man sufferedCarl Hiaasens opinion in the Monday, Jan. 20, newspaper was absolutely right. We need to put an end to executions in this country. It has become just no more than a terrible joke. Last week in Ohio, a similar scenario where a man, after 25 years, was executed. During the execution, he gasped twice and it took 25 minutes to declare him dead. So now, of course, the family is suing the state of Ohio for, you know, the pain that this poor man suffered. Utterly mad.We love our ducksAbout the ducks in the Meadows, the Muscovy ducks: Bring them over to Stone Brook Park in Homosassa. We love our ducks, especially in the back of the park. Bring them to the back of the park. We love ducks and we take care of them. Please dont hurt the ducks.Bring back BlasbandI think it would be logical to see if Mr. Blasband would be willing to assume leadership of the hospital for six months. He did a remarkable job for 30 years.Thanks for guideId just like to thank the Chronicle for the Holiday Viewers Guide. I was sick for about a week and I really enjoyed being able to watch all the different programs that were on, movies and concerts, and being able to see what channel they were on. So I hope that this will be a new thing that youll do next year too. We thank you so much.Be carefulToday is Tuesday, Jan. 21, and coming home from work I saw three accidents in Inverness. People need to stop driving like lunatics, pay attention to the roads and people in front of them, or stay off the road and dont drive. Dangers of cans?Has anybody seen any warnings or any studies done on drinking pop or beer or whatever out of cans? You pop the top and start sipping away and it seems to me you ought to be putting yourself in danger but I have never read anything or heard anything about not doing that. Anybody else heard?Discard flags properlyThis is in reference to the Proper flag etiquette letter to the editor dated Jan. 19, 2014. Many flag boxes are located at Inverness area at several of the food markets, Joes Family Restaurant and Inverness Walmart for flags that are tattered and worn and not serviceable any longer. The Fleet Reserve Association Branch 186 sponsors the above program, as does other military organizations. So for discarding flags, please bring them to the above-mentioned places. God bless America. THE CHRONICLEinvites you to call Sound Off with your opinions about local or statewide subjects. You do not need to leave your name, and have less than a minute to record. COMMENTSwill be edited for length, libel, personal or political attacks and good taste. Editors will cut libelous material. OPINIONS expressed are purely those of the callers. SOUND OFFCALL563-0579 CITRUSCOUNTYCHRONICLE OtherVOICES
Associated PressWASHINGTON From the White House to the Vatican to the business elite in Davos, Switzerland, one issue keeps seizing the agenda: the growing gap between the very wealthy and everyone else. Its the defining challenge of our time, says President Barack Obama, who will spotlight the issue in his State of the Union address tonight. A Gallup poll finds twothirds of Americans are unhappy with the nations distribution of wealth. Experts say it may be slowing the economy. Why has the issue suddenly galvanized attention? Here are questions and answers about the wealth gap what it is and why it matters.Q.Hasnt there always been a wide gulf between the richest people and the poorest?A.Yes. Whats new is the widening gap between the wealthiest and everyone else. Three decades ago, Americans income tended to grow at roughly similar rates, no matter how much you made. But since roughly 1980, income has grown most for the top earners. For the poorest 20 percent of families, its dropped. Incomes for the highestearning 1 percent of Americans soared 31 percent from 2009 through 2012, after adjusting for inflation, according to data compiled by Emmanuel Saez, an economist at University of California, Berkeley. For the rest of us, it inched up an average of 0.4 percent. In 17 of 22 developed countries, income disparity widened in the past two decades, according to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development.Q.So who are the top 1 percent in income?A.Theyre bankers, lawyers, hedge fund managers, founders of successful companies, entertainers, senior managers and others. One trend: Corporate executives, doctors, and farmers made up smaller shares of the top 1 percent in 2005 than in 1979. By contrast, the proportion of the wealthiest who work in the financial and real estate industries has doubled. The top 1 percent earned at least $394,000 in 2012. Through most of the post-World War II era, the top 1 percent earned about 10 percent of all income. By 2007, that figure had jumped to 23.5 percent, the most since 1928. As of 2012, it was 22.5 percent.Q.How has the middle class fared?A.Not well. Median household income peaked in 1999 at $56,080, adjusted for inflation. It fell to $51,017 by 2012. The percentage of American households with income within 50 percent of the median one way of measuring the middle class fell from 50 percent in 1970 to 42 percent in 2010.Q.Does it matter if some people are much richer than others?A.Most economists say some inequality is needed to reward hard work, talent and innovation. But a wealth gap thats too wide is usually unhealthy. It can slow economic growth, in part because richer Americans save more of their income than do others. Pay concentrated at the top is less likely to be spent. It can also trigger reckless borrowing. Before the 2008 financial crisis, middle class households struggled to keep up their spending even as their pay stagnated. To do so, they piled up debt. Swelling debt helped inflate the housing bubble and ignite the financial crisis. Experts note that the Great Depression and the Great Recession were both preceded by surging income gaps and heedless borrowing by middle-class Americans.Q.Has it become harder for someone born poor to become rich?A.The evidence is mixed. Countries that have more equal income distributions, such as Sweden and other Scandinavian countries, tend to enjoy more social mobility. But a study released last week found that the United States isnt any less mobile than it was in the 1970s. A child born in the poorest 20 percent of families in 1986 had a 9 percent chance of reaching the top 20 percent as an adult, the study found roughly the same odds as in 1971. Other research has shown that the United States isnt as socially mobile as once thought. In a study of 22 countries, economist Miles Corak of the University of Ottawa found that the United States ranked 15th in social mobility. Only Italy and the Britain among wealthy countries ranked lower. By some measures, children in the United States are as likely to inherit their parents economic status as their height.Q.So why has income inequality worsened?A.Theres no simple answer. Globalization has created superstars and concentrated pay among corporate executives, Wall Street traders, popular entertainers and financial elite. At the same time, factory workers now compete with 3 billion people in China, India, eastern Europe and elsewhere who werent working for multinational corporations 20 years ago. Many now make products for Apple, Intel, General Motors and others at low wages. NATIONCITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLETUESDAY, JANUARY28, 2014 A11 000H6HA Appointment Call 228-4975 6254 W. Corporate Oaks Drive, Crystal River (In Meadowcrest) Dr. Kenneth P. 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Let your significant other know how much you love them with a special message from you in the Chronicle Classifieds. $ 1 4.95 Includes 20 lines of copy or 10 lines of copy and a photo. Call 563-5966 Deadline is Thursday, February 1 3th at 1 : 00 pm 0128 TUCRN NOTICE A Special meeting of the Citrus County Hospital Board will be held on Wednesday, February 05, 2014 beginning at 5:30pm in the Board Room, located on the second floor of the Citrus Memorial Health System Administration Building, 502 Highland Blvd., Inverness, Florida, to discuss: Master Settlement Agreement. Other. Copies of the Agenda are available by calling the Citrus County Hospital Board office at 352-341-2250. Any person wishing to appeal any decision made by this Board, with respect to any matter considered at such meeting, must ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record must include the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. Persons who require special accommodations under the American with Disabilities should contact the Citrus County Hospital Board Office, 123 S. Pine Ave., Inverness, Florida, 34452 (352) 341-2250. 000H9HC 5 things to know about the State of the Union Associated PressWASHINGTON State of the Union night is coming up tonight. Time to set the record straight on a few things: Yup, Bill Clinton really was the most longwinded. Nope, it doesnt have to be a speech. And, in truth, this annual event doesnt happen every year. Five things to know about what White House insiders call the SOTU: 1. IT DOESNT HAVE TO BE A SPEECH. The Constitution says the president shall from time to time give to the Congress Information of the State of the Union, and recommend to their Consideration such Measures as he shall judge necessary and expedient. Its typically been a speech ever since Woodrow Wilson in 1913, with the exceptions of Calvin Coolidge and Herbert Hoover. Dont expect that to change anytime soon: What modern president would give up all that free TV time? 2. CLINTON TAKES TOP HONORS SORT OF. Clintons reputation for being long-winded is deserved. The Presidency Project tallied up the length of every State of the Union delivered via speech since Lyndon Johnson, and Clintons average is tops: 1 hour, 14 minutes, 51 seconds. 3. AN ANNUAL EVENT: NOT EXACTLY. Nowhere is it written that the State of the Union has to be done yearly. Thats just what evolved from the constitutional directive to report from time to time. The last four outgoing presidents Bush, Clinton, Bush and Reagan all skipped doing one just before leaving office. 4. SOMEBODY GETS THE NIGHT OFF. The State of the Union is one of those things that Cabinet members generally are expected to turn out for. But somebody always gets the night off with extra security. Thats to ensure theres a designated survivor to run the government if something catastrophic wipes out everybody at the speech. Last year, Energy Secretary Steven Chu got the bye. 5. RONALD REAGAN STARTED THAT WHOLE SHOUT-OUT THING. The presidential habit of making a strategic shout-out to someone in the congressional balcony dates to 1982, when Ronald Reagan paid tribute to Lenny Skutnik, the federal worker who dove into the freezing waters of the Potomac River to rescue an Air Florida crash victim. Reagan highlighted Skutnik as an everyday hero. Now, presidents routinely recognize guests in the balcony to underscore all sorts of points. Wealth gap: A guide to what it is, why it matters
Ukraines president ready to scrap anti-protest law Associated PressKIEV, Ukraine Ukraines beleaguered president on Monday agreed to scrap harsh anti-protest laws that set off a wave of clashes between protesters and police over the past week, a potentially substantial concession to the opposition that stopped short of meeting all of its demands. In a possibly major sticking point, a proposed amnesty for arrested protesters would not be offered unless demonstrators stopped occupying buildings and ended their round-the-clock protests and tent camp on Kievs central Independence Square, according to a statement by Justice Minister Elena Lukash on the presidential website. President Viktor Yanuko vych has been under increasing pressure since he pushed the tough laws through parliament, setting of clashes and protests in other parts of the country in a sharp escalation of tensions after weeks of mostly peaceful protests over his rejection of a deal to deepen ties with the 28-nation European Union. At a meeting between top opposition figures and Yanukovych late Monday a political decision was made on scrapping the laws of Jan. 16, which aroused much discussion, Lukash said. She made no mention of a key opposition demand that Yanukovych resign. One of the opposition figures, Arseniy Yatsenyuk, turned down the prime ministers job, which Yanukovych had offered him on Saturday, the statement said. Eliminating the laws, which is likely to be done in a special parliament session today, appears to be a serious step back for the government. The session is also expected to include a discussion of government responsibility in the crisis, suggesting a cabinet reshuffle could be imminent. Rollers Associated PressSnow rollers dot a field Monday near Oil City, Pa., the result of an ideal combination of snow, temperature and wind. The typical cylindrical shape of the naturally occurring formations are also known as snow doughnuts, snow pipes, snow onions and snow logs. Police: Student fire apparent suicide tryWESTMINSTER, Colo. A 16-year-old boy set himself on fire at a suburban Denver high school on Monday in an apparent suicide attempt that left him critically injured, authorities said. The boy didnt make any threats before starting the fire in the cafeteria at Standley Lake High School at about 7:15a.m., Westminster Police Department spokeswoman Cheri Spottke said. A custodian was able to use a fire extinguisher to put out the blaze before it could spread, Spottke said. Several other students were in the cafeteria at the time, but none were injured.Avalanches cut off only road to one cityANCHORAGE, Alaska Highway access to the city at the end of the trans-Alaska pipeline has been cut off indefinitely by avalanches, including one that dammed a river and created a lake up to a half-mile long across the roadway in a 300-foot wide mountain canyon. State Department of Transportation officials said Monday that the snow slide about 12 miles outside Valdez on the Richardson Highway cannot be cleared until water behind the snow drains. The water in Keystone Canyon is too deep on the upstream side for crews to approach the snow dam. Officials fear that digging from the downstream side could trigger a dangerous surge of water and harm work crews.Nun to be sentenced for sabotageNASHVILLE, Tenn. An 83year-old Catholic nun convicted in a protest and break-in at the primary U.S. storehouse for bomb-grade uranium will find out Tuesday whether she spends what could be the rest of her life in prison. Sister Megan Rice is one of three Catholic peace activists convicted of sabotage last year after they broke into the nuclear weapons plant in Oak Ridge, Tenn. Sentencing for all three is scheduled for 9 a.m. Tuesday at U.S. District Court in Knoxville. The government has recommended sentences of about six to nine years each for Rice, Michael Walli and Greg BoertjeObed. It also is seeking restitution of nearly $53,000 for damage incurred when the three cut through fences and painted slogans on the outside wall of the uranium processing plant. The protesters also splattered blood and hammered on the wall. The activists are asking for leniency. Company increases leak estimate in W.Va.CHARLESTON, W.Va. West Virginia regulators said the company behind a chemical spill that contaminated the water supply of 300,000 people now estimates some 10,000 gallons of chemicals leaked, up from an earlier figure of 7,500 gallons. West Virginias Department of Environmental Protection released the new figure Monday from Freedom Industries regarding the scope of a Jan. 9 leak from a plant in Charleston. From wire reports Nation BRIEFS NATION& WORLD Page A12TUESDAY, JANUARY 28, 2014 CITRUSCOUNTYCHRONICLE Senate acts on flood bill Associated PressWASHINGTON Bipartisan legislation that would delay flood insurance premium hikes for hundreds of thousands of people living in coastal and low-lying areas cleared its first hurdle in the Senate on Monday. The 86-13 vote demonstrated the measure had filibuster-proof support in the chamber, which was likely to pass it in a few days. The legislation would delay for up to four years premium increases set to phase in next year on homeowners facing whopping premium increases under new flood maps and would allow homeowners with subsidized insurance policies to pass them on to people who buy their homes. The higher premiums were the result of changes made to the federal flood insurance program less than two years ago widely praised as long-overdue reforms of the program that were designed to make it more financially stable and bring insurance rates more in line with the real risk of flooding. But the new rates have caused sticker shock for hundreds of thousands of people who could face big premium jumps as flood maps are updated in coming years. And the loss of subsidies when homes are sold has put a damper on the real estate market and threatened home values. Homeowners are seeing estimates that in many cases would force premium hikes of 10 times or more as their homes are judged to be at greater risk of flooding. US looks at ways to prevent spying on its spying Associated PressWASHINGTON The U.S. government is looking at ways to prevent anyone from spying on its own surveillance of Americans phone records. As the Obama administration considers shifting the collection of those records from the National Security Agency to requiring that they be stored at phone companies or elsewhere, its quietly funding research to prevent phone company employees or eavesdroppers from seeing whom the U.S. is spying on, The Associated Press has learned. The Office of the Director of National Intelligence has paid at least five research teams across the country to develop a system for high-volume, encrypted searches of electronic records kept outside the governments possession. The project is among several ideas that would allow the government to discontinue storing Americans phone records, but still search them as needed. Under the research, U.S. data mining would be shielded by secret coding that could conceal identifying details from outsiders and even the owners of the targeted databases, according to public documents obtained by The Associated Press and AP interviews with researchers, corporate executives and government officials. In other developments Monday: The Justice Department and leading Internet companies agreed to a compromise with the government that would allow the firms to reveal how often they are ordered to turn over information about their customers in national security investigations. The deal with Google Inc., Microsoft Corp., Yahoo Inc., Facebook Inc. and LinkedIn Corp. would provide public information in general terms. Other technology companies were also expected to participate. Published reports said new documents leaked by former NSA contactor Edward Snowden suggest that popular mapping, gaming and social networking apps on smartphones can feed the NSA and Britains GCHQ eavesdropping agency with personal data, including location information and details such as political affiliation or sexual orientation. The reports, published by The New York Times, theGuardianand ProPublica, said the intelligence agencies get routine access to data generated by apps such as the Angry Birds game franchise or the Google Maps navigation service. When TheNew York Timespublished a censored U.S. document on the smartphone surveillance program, computer experts said they were able to extract what appeared to be the name of an NSA employee, the Middle Eastern terror group the program was targeting and details about the types of computer files the NSA found especially useful. Since Snowden began leaking documents in June, his supporters have maintained they have been careful not to disclose any agents identity or operational details that would compromise ongoing surveillance. The employee did not return phone or email messages from the AP. A spokesman for the newspaper did not respond to emails from the AP. The NSA and DNIs office declined to comment. NBC News reported that British cyber spies demonstrated a pilot program to their U.S. partners in 2012 in which they were able to monitor YouTube in real time and collect addresses from the billions of videos watched daily, as well as some user information, for analysis. At the time the documents were printed, they were also able to spy on Facebook and Twitter. The network said the monitoring program was called Squeaky Dolphin. Under pressure, the administration has provided only vague descriptions about changes it is considering to the NSAs daily collection and storage of Americans phone records, which are presently kept in NSA databanks. To resolve legal, privacy and civil liberties concerns, President Barack Obama this month ordered the attorney general and senior intelligence officials to recommend changes by March 28 that would allow the U.S. to identify suspected terrorists phone calls without the government holding the phone records itself. One federal review panel urged Obama to order phone companies or an unspecified third party to store the records; another panel said collecting the phone records was illegal and ineffective and urged Obama to abandon the program entirely. Internal documents describing the Security and Privacy Assurance Research project do not cite the NSA or its phone surveillance program. But if the project were to prove successful, its encrypted search technology could pave the way for the government to shift storage of the records from NSA computers to either phone companies or a third-party organization. A DNI spokesman, Michael Birmingham, confirmed the research was relevant to the NSAs phone records program. He cited interest throughout the intelligence community but cautioned that it may be some time before the technology is used. The intelligence directors office is by law exempt from disclosing detailed budget figures, so its unclear how much money the government has spent on the SPAR project, which is overseen by the DNIs Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity office. Birmingham said the research is aimed for use in a situation where a large sensitive data set is held by one party which another seeks to query, preserving privacy and enforcing access policies. A Columbia University computer sciences expert who heads one of the DNI-funded teams, Steven M. Bellovin, estimates the government could start conducting encrypted searches within the next year or two. If the NSA wanted to deploy something like this it would take one to two years to get the hardware and software in place to start collecting data this way either from phone companies or whatever other entity they decide on, said Bellovin, who is also a former chief technologist for the Federal Trade Commission. The NSAs surveillance program collects millions of Americans daily calling records into a central agency database. When the agency wants to review telephone traffic associated with a suspected terrorist the agency made 300 such queries in 2012 it then searches that data bank and retrieves matching calling records and stores them separately for further analysis. Associated PressProtesters attend a march Monday in central Kiev, Ukraine. Protesters occupy buildings Legislation would delay insurance hikes Associated PressPresident Barack Obama speaks Jan. 23 in the East Room of the White House in Washington. The U.S. government is looking at ways to prevent anyone from spying on its own surveillance of Americans phone records.
College basketball/ B2 NBA/ B2 NHL/B2 Super Bowl/B2 Scoreboard/B3 Sports briefs/ B3 Lottery, TV/B3 Olympics/ B4 Durant has another big night in OKC victory. / B2 SPORTSSection BTUESDAY, JANUARY 28, 2014 CITRUSCOUNTYCHRONICLE Gators jump to No. 3 in latest AP hoops poll Arizona, Syracuse top poll for 8th straight week Associated PressArizona and Syracuse are 1-2 in The Associated Press college basketball poll for the eighth consecutive week. The Wildcats (20-0) are again a runaway No. 1, receiving 63 firstplace votes Monday from the 65-member national media panel. The Orange (19-0) got the other No. 1 votes. Florida jumped from sixth to third while Wichita State (21-0), the other undefeated Division I team, moved up one spot to fourth. San Diego State and Kansas both moved up two places to fifth and sixth. They were followed by Michigan State, which dropped from third, Oklahoma State, Villanova and Michigan. The Wolverines jumped from 21st to 10th after beating Michigan State. No. 20 Creighton moved back into the rankings after being out for one week. No. 25 Texas moves into the poll for the first time since 2010-11. The Longhorns have beaten three straight ranked opponents for the first time in school history. Cruising into the finals Seven Rivers whips Eagles in district semifinals 62-23C.J. RISAK CorrespondentLECANTO The key basket came just 14 seconds into the second half. Thats when Alyssa Gage banked in a layup, which gave her 24 points in the game one more than Seven Rivers Christians firstround opponent in the District 2A-3 girls basketball tournament, Leesburg First Academy, would score in the game. There was no surprise in the 62-23 Warrior victory. In two previous games this season, the average point spread had been 38 points. Still, Seven Rivers coach Gary Dreyer refused to put this one in the victory column too quickly. I dont take any game for granted, he said. First Academy gives everything theyve got, give them credit for that. They work hard. Anything can happen. We could have an injury, they could get hot with their three-point shooting. Their 42 (freshman Peyton Marshall) is a good shooter. You have to work hard and play the best you can. It may not have been the best the Warriors could play, but it was more than good enough. Gage and Alexis Zachar set the tempo early, getting plenty of assistance from Tessa Kacer. Gage and Zachar combined for 35 first-half points as Seven Rivers rolled to a 46-12 lead. That early basket by Gage in the third quarter started the running clock, with the Warriors up 36 points. Gage would finish with 26 points and Zachar would score 20 for Seven Rivers, 14-9 overall, with neither player on the court in the fourth period. Kacer added six. Marshall led First Academy, which finished the season at 2-17, with 10. First Academy was supposed to host the tournament, but the Eagles had a problem with their gym, so it was shifted to Seven Rivers not seen as a problem by First Academy. I enjoy coming here and playing, said Eagles coach Arthur In search of arms in Atlanta Braves must replace Hudson, Maholm in starting rotation Associated PressATLANTA Braves closer Craig Kimbrel has played only three full seasons in the majors, and already his contemporaries are considered the veterans of the team. That includes Atlantas rotation, where replacements must be found for departed veterans Tim Hudson and Paul Maholm. Hudson signed with the Giants and Maholm is a free agent. The rotation returns Kris Medlen, Mike Minor, Julio Teheran and Brandon Beachy. Kimbrel, 25, said its difficult for him to realize the young starters must now lead the rotation. Yeah, its kind of hard. Guys that I played minor league ball with are now the veterans of the ballclub, Kimbrel said Monday, the first day of the Braves informal pitching camp. Its something that happened really fast and a lot of those guys are Associated PressFlorida guard Scottie Wilbekin, left, and center Patric Young tie-up Tennessee guard Jordan McRae Saturday in Gainesville. Florida defeated Tennessee 67-41 and jumped to No. 3 in the AP Top 25 released Monday. Harris back practicing with Florida basketball teamGAINESVILLE Florida forward Damontre Harris, who was dismissed from the team last month, is back practicing with the third-ranked Gators. Coach Billy Donovan said Harris is working with the scout team and involved in team activities, but the former South Carolina transfer wont play or be on the bench this season. Donovan said it would completely devalue our core values if he allowed Harris to play this season. Harris transferred to Florida after South Carolina fired coach Darrin Horn in 2012. He sat out last season under NCAA transfer rules and was supposed to make his Florida debut in October. But Donovan suspended him indefinitely for violating team rules. Harris was eventually released from his scholarship and given an opportunity to transfer, but he asked Donovan for another chance.From wire reports PollsSee Page B3 for the complete list of mens and womens college basketball polls. Atlanta Braves closer Craig Kimbrel throws Monday during the first day of voluntary workouts for pitchers in Atlanta. Pitchers and catchers report to camp Feb. 13.Associated Press See BRAVES/ Page B3 MATT PFIFFNER /ChronicleCory Weiand of Seven Rivers drives to the basket as Crystal Rivers Khyrel Harvey tries to work around a screen set by the Warriors Michael Steve (10) during action Monday night in Crystal River. Seven Rivers won a thriller in overtime, 55-54. Seven Rivers escapes Crystal River with 55-54 overtime victory SEANARNOLD CorrespondentCRYSTAL RIVER A low-scoring early contest made way for a lights-out fourth quarter in Mondays boys hoops action between Crystal River and Seven Rivers Christian. Despite excellent senior-night games from Pirates Hunter Roessler and John Parry, Adam Gage and his visiting Warriors delivered just enough to prevail for a 55-54 overtime victory in the Crystal River gym. The teams drained four 3s apiece in the fourth, exchanging leads throughout, but it was a defensive play that helped send the game into overtime. Moments after CRHS junior John Hess (nine points) evened the score at 50-50 with 27 seconds left in regulation, sophomore guard Khyrel Harvey blocked a 3-point attempt by Warriors junior Cory Weiand (14 points, 10 rebounds). He then saved the ball from going out of bounds with a mid-air pass to his nearby teammate, preventing Seven Rivers (7-12) from taking another potential gamewinning shot. The action slowed back down during the extra time, as Gages 5-for-6 foul shooting bested a pair of free throws from the senior Roessler (team-high 22 points, 11 for 13 on free throws) and a putback bucket from Pirates junior John Hess (nine points). After Hess basket with five seconds remaining, the Warriors successfully inbounded the ball and avoided getting fouled as the final seconds ticked away. SRCS uncharacteristically struggled shooting from the floor early, as Gage managed two of his teams only three field goals in the opening half, and the team missed at least six from long-range in the opening quarter. The senior later exploded for 24 second-half points en route to a game-high 33. Seven Rivers head coach Jim Ervin complimented his teams defense, but See CRUISING/ Page B3 See WARRIORS/ Page B3
B2TUESDAY, JANUARY28, 2014CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLESPORTS College BasketballBRIEFS Men No. 23 Oklahoma 88, No. 8 OSU 76NORMAN, Okla. Ryan Spangler had 15 points and a career-high 17 rebounds to help No. 23 Oklahoma defeat No. 8 Oklahoma State 88-76 on Monday night. Jordan Woodard scored 18 points and reserve Tyler Neal added a season-high 15 points for the Sooners (17-4, 6-2 Big 12), who won their fourth straight game and claimed their third win over a ranked conference opponent this season. Marcus Smart had 22 points, Phil Forte scored 20 points and made all six of his 3-point tries and Markel Brown added 18 points for the Cowboys (16-4, 4-3). OSUs Le'Bryan Nash, who scored a career-high 29 points against West Virginia on Saturday, fouled out with eight points in 17 minutes. It was the first time both teams have entered a Bedlam rivalry game ranked since 2005. The rematch is Feb. 15 at Oklahoma State.No. 9 Villanova 65, Georgetown 60WASHINGTON James Bell scored 16 points, and No. 9 Villanova prevailed in a messy, foul-plagued game of stops and starts for a 65-60 victory over Georgetown, the Hoyas' fifth straight loss. Daniel Ochefu added 12 points on 5-for-5 shooting for the Wildcats (18-2, 7-1 Big East). Markel Starks scored 20 points for the short-handed Hoyas (11-9, 3-6), No. 17 Duke 80, No. 18 Pitt. 65PITTSBURGH Jabari Parker scored 21 points, reserve guard Andre Dawkins added 20 and No. 17 Duke pulled away from No. 18 Pittsburgh 80-65. Amile Jefferson chipped in a season-high 14 points for the Blue Devils (17-4, 6-2 ACC), which brought Pitts hot start in its first Atlantic Coast Conference season to an abrupt halt. Duke made 13 of 25 3-point attempts, including four during a 15-3 run midway through the second half that broke open a tight game. Lamar Patterson had 14 points for the Panthers (18-3, 6-2) who fell to 12-1 at home when they couldnt keep up with the Blue Devils.Women No. 2 N. Dame 87, No. 8 Maryland 83COLLEGE PARK, Md. Jewell Loyd scored a careerhigh 31 points, Kayla McBride had 20 and second-ranked and unbeaten Notre Dame blew a 22-point lead before coming back to beat No. 8 Maryland 87-83 Monday night. The Irish (19-0, 6-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) appeared on their way to another easy victory after building a 41-19 lead late in the first half. But Maryland (16-3, 4-2) stormed back behind senior star Alyssa Thomas to go up 64-63 with 10 minutes left. Notre Dame answered with a 10-2 run.No. 4 Stanford 86, USC 59STANFORD, Calif. Chiney Ogwumike had 30 points and 12 rebounds to lead No. 4 Stanford to an 86-59 victory over Southern California in a game between the Pac-12s top teams. Mikaela Ruef added 11 points and 10 rebounds for the Cardinal (19-1, 8-0 Pac-12), who won their 18th straight to open a two-game lead at the top of the conference standings. Ariya Crook scored 18 points and Cassie Harberts added 17 for USC (14-7, 7-2 Pac-12).No. 19 Purdue 80, Illinois 68CHAMPAIGN, Ill. Courtney Moses led a balanced scoring attack with 22 points as No. 19 Purdue beat Illinois for the sixth consecutive time, 80-68. KK Houser added 17 points and six assists for Purdue (15-5, 5-3 Big Ten). April Wilson had 15 and eight rebounds and Liza Clemons scored 13. Jacqui Grant scored 22 points and grabbed seven rebounds for Illinois (9-11, 2-5). Late steal lifts Raptors over Nets 111-109 Associated PressOKLAHOMA CITY Kevin Durant scored 41 points, including the gamewinning jumper with 1.5 seconds left, and the Oklahoma City Thunder rallied from a 14-point deficit in the second half to beat the Atlanta Hawks 111-109 Monday night for their eighth straight victory. Durant scored 13 in the fourth quarter, including a 16-foot, step-back jumper with 25.5 seconds remaining that put Oklahoma City ahead for the first time since the opening 2 minutes. Paul Millsap tied it for Atlanta before Durant knocked down the decisive 12-footer while being guarded by DeMarre Carroll. Shelvin Mack tried to throw a pass to Millsap on the final play, but Thabo Sefolosha knocked it away. Millsap led the Hawks with 23 points. Reggie Jackson had 18 points for Oklahoma City (36-10), which takes the Western Conferences best record into a showdown Wednesday at Miami, the two-time defending NBA champion.Timberwolves 95, Bulls 86CHICAGO Kevin Love scored 31 points to lead the Minnesota Timberwolves over the Chicago Bulls 95-86. Ronny Turiaf added 14 points off the bench for the Timberwolves, who snapped a seven-game losing streak to the Bulls and won for the fourth time in five games overall. Carlos Boozer had 20 points and 14 rebounds for the Bulls, who played without ailing center Joakim Noah (illness) and guard Kirk Hinrich (hamstring). D.J. Augustin added 19 points. The Bulls pulled within five with 1:29 left on Augustins 3-pointer but got no closer. Love answered with a layup with 1:10 remaining, and Corey Brewers dunk gave the Timberwolves an 88-79 lead with 57.4 seconds left.Raptors 104, Nets 103NEW YORK Patrick Patterson stole Deron Williams inbounds pass and made the go-ahead jumper with 6 seconds left, and the Toronto Raptors stopped a five-game winning streak by the Brooklyn Nets for the second time this month with a 104-103 victory. Lowry finished with 31 points and seven assists for the Raptors, who moved 2 1/2 games ahead of the Nets for the Atlantic Division lead.Clippers 114, Bucks 86MILWAUKEE Blake Griffin dominated the paint with 20 points, Jamal Crawford scored 25 and the Los Angeles Clippers ended their seven-game road trip with a 114-86 win over the Milwaukee Bucks. Darren Collison added 15 points and seven assists in place of Chris Paul for the Clippers, who improved to 9-3 while their star point recovers from a separated shoulder. The Bucks, an NBA-worst 8-36, were doomed by a 21-2 run in the second quarter. Ersan Ilyasova had 16 points and eight rebounds for the Bucks.Suns 124, 76ers 113PHILADELPHIA Gerald Green scored 30 points and Goran Dragic had 24 to lead the Phoenix Suns to a 124-113 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers. There was no need for a Suns comeback in this one. They led wire-to-wire over the hapless Sixers, one night after they rallied from an 18-point halftime deficit to win at Cleveland. The Suns made their first six shots and 10 of 11, and raced to a 16-point lead. Green made his first seven shots until he botched a fastbreak dunk. Markieff Morris scored 13 points and had four blocks. The Suns blocked 12 shots. Green and Dragic, Phoenixs starting backcourt, combined to make 19 of 25 shots and the Suns shot around 60 percent for most of the game. Michael Carter-Williams had 22 points and 11 assists for the Sixers, who have lost 10 of 12. Associated PressOklahoma City forward Kevin Durant drives to the basket Monday as Atlanta guard Shelvin Mack defends during the fourth quarter in Oklahoma City. Oklahoma City won 111-109. Bruins pull away from Islanders Associated PressUNIONDALE, N.Y. The line of Patrice Bergeron, Brad Marchand and Reilly Smith combined for three goals and six assists to lead the Boston Bruins to a seesaw 6-3 victory over the New York Islanders on Monday night. All three linemates scored, and Loui Eriksson, Carl Soderberg and Zdeno Chara added goals as the Bruins avoided a threegame series sweep against the Islanders. Chad Johnson gave Tuukka Rask the night off and made 34 saves. Boston, which has won four of five (4-0-1), has 12 goals in two games.Hurricanes 3, Blue Jackets 2RALEIGH, N.C. Jordan Staal scored the tiebreaking goal with 5:55 remaining to help the Carolina Hurricanes rally for a 3-2 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets. Eric Staal scored twice in the third period as the Hurricanes erased a two-goal deficit for their fourth consecutive victory. Anton Khudobin made 22 saves. R.J. Umberger and Derek MacKenzie scored for the Blue Jackets.Penguins 3, Sabres 0PITTSBURGH MarcAndre Fleury stopped 24 shots for his fourth shutout and Chris Kunitz and Deryk Engelland scored second-period goals, helping the Pittsburgh Penguins defeat the Buffalo Sabres 3-0. Kunitz scored his 26th goal and Engelland netted his fourth. Fleury, who leads the NHL with 29 wins, registered his 27th career shutout.Avalanche 4, Stars 3DALLAS Alex Tanguay scored the winning goal early in the third period, and Semyon Varlamov made it stand up for the Colorado Avalanche in a 4-3 victory over the Dallas Stars. Varlamov made 41 saves, including two on Tyler Seguin during a third-period power play with the score 4-3. Varlamov has four consecutive wins against Dallas. Associated PressBostons Jordan Caron, right, and New York Islander Calvin de Haan scuffle for the puck in front of goalie Kevin Poulin during the first period Monday in Uniondale, N.Y. Broncos Rodgers-Cromartie might retire after Super Bowl Associated PressJERSEY CITY, N.J. Dominique RodgersCromartie is 27 years old, right in his prime as an NFL player. Perfect time to retire. The Denver Broncos cornerback said Monday hes giving serious consideration to hanging it up after the Super Bowl. Hes not burned out, not worried about his health. He just figures hes had a good run. I had a goal of playing 5 years, and I reached that, Rodgers-Cromartie said. Hes completed six seasons in the NFL, in fact, and could be in line to command plenty of money after making three interceptions in 2013. But RodgersCromartie insisted that depending on how he feels after Sundays game, he might call it quits. He even knows what he would do instead of football. Hed go back to college and study psychology to become a guidance counselor at his old high school. I had my fun in this league, he said. Rodgers-Cromartie came out of Football Championship Subdivision Tennessee State and figures he wasnt supposed to make it in the NFL at all from a small school, let alone surpass the average 2 to 3 years that players last in the league. He wasnt a typical lower-division prospect, though, selected by the Cardinals with the 16th overall pick in 2008. Rodgers-Cromartie played three years in Arizona and two in Philadelphia before joining the Broncos. He regularly tells his teammates about his plan. They always think I am joking about it, he said. Even if he sticks around next season, Rodgers-Cromartie cant imagine repeating the feat of fellow Denver cornerback Champ Bailey, whos in his 15th year in the league. Asked about Baileys longevity, RodgersCromartie exclaimed a curse word in admiration, then added, He can have that.Quiet MarshawnStar running back Marshawn Lynch was not one of the 17 Seattle players or coaches assigned to podiums for media day on Tuesday. Thats not surprising considering Lynchs reluctance for media attention. Getting Lynch to speak with the media this season has been as difficult as trying to tackle him. He was originally fined $50,000 by the league after the end of the regular season for not speaking to the media. The fine was appealed and put on hold as long as Lynch complied with league policy during the playoffs. But Super Bowl media day is an entirely different environment than the few times Lynch has made himself available in front of his locker at the Seahawks team facility. Asked how hed handle it, Seattle fullback Michael Robinson chuckled. I think Ill probably be there with him, he said. Associated PressDenver Broncos cornerback Dominique RodgersCromartie talks with reporters Monday during a news conference in Jersey City, N.J. The Broncos will play the Seattle Seahawks in Super Bowl XLVIII Sunday in East Rutherford, N.J.
SCOREBOARDCITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLE going to have to step into those shoes and win a lot of baseball games. Medlen, 28, has the most experience of the returning starters. He made his debut in Atlanta in 2009 and led last years staff with 15 wins. The others came up in 2010 or later. Minor was 13-9 with a 3.21 ERA last season. Teheran, 23, enjoyed his breakthrough last season, when he was 14-8 with a 3.20 ERA. Beachy missed most of last season recovering from elbow ligamentreplacement surgery in 2012. He had a follow-up procedure last year to clean up the elbow and said Monday he expects to be ready when pitchers and catchers report to spring training on Feb. 13. Beachy said his offseason has gone exactly as I would have hoped to this point. He said hell approach workouts before spring training a little smarter with velocity but will have no restrictions when the Braves report to Florida. Theres always going to be a little something in the way back part of the mind until I go out there in April and get a few starts under my belt, Beachy said. Every day I come out here and throw and dont feel anything just eases that a little bit. Beachys return as a healthy member of the rotation is a key for the Braves this spring. He was only 5-5 but led the National League with a 2.00 ERA when his 2012 season ended after 13 starts. The Braves have added some veterans to bolster the rotation. Gavin Floyd, 31, signed a one-year $4 million deal last month. Floyd is recovering from surgery in May to repair the ulnar collateral ligament and a torn flexor muscle in his right elbow. That ended the right-handers seventh season with the White Sox. Braves general manager Frank Wren said he hopes Floyd will be ready by May. Kimbrel said Floyd was an important addition for the Braves, who won 96 games and the NL East title in 2013. Thats a good guy to put in our rotation, and when hes on hes really good, Kimbrel said. I think that is a big move. Its not a big money move but strategy wise it is a big move for our ballclub. The Braves also re-signed righthander Freddy Garcia, 37, to a minor league deal and invited him to their big league camp. Garcia went 1-2 with a 1.65 ERA in six games for the Braves, including three starts, late last season. Left-hander Alex Wood is expected to compete with Garcia for the No. 5 spot in the rotation this spring. Wood was 3-3 with a 3.13 ERA overall and 3-2 with a 3.54 ERA in 11 starts. Right-hander David Hale, who allowed only one run in two starts, is another pitcher to watch in the spring. Clark. We havent beaten them in four years, but they treat us real well. And were getting there (as a team). Dreyer wouldnt say it, but hosting the 2A-3 final against Ocala St. John (14-7 for the season) had to be a welcome development. The Saints defeated Seven Rivers 56-46 in their only meeting this season, but that came Dec. 5 at St. John. It was the same exact situation last year, said Dreyer. The good thing is were in the final. (The Saints) have a good team. They always have a good team. They prepare all their players well. Theres not one player on that team that isnt good. Senior Sara Poehlman (12.0 points per game) and sophomore Jenny Bollinger (11.8 points) are the top offensive threats for St. John, which was unbeaten in 2A-3 play. There is one notable difference between last year and this. A year ago, Seven Rivers was also the second seed when it faced top seed St. John in the final and won and it came at St. John. Fridays district final begins at 7 p.m. The winner hosts the 2A-4 runner-up Feb. 4, while Fridays loser must travel to play the 2A-4 winner, in the opening round of the regional tournament. CRUISINGContinued from Page B1 BRAVESContinued from Page B1 On the AIRWAVES TODAYS SPORTS MENS COLLEGE BASKETBALL 6 a.m. (ESPNU) Oklahoma State at Oklahoma (taped) 8 a.m. (ESPNU) Duke at Pittsburgh (taped) 7 p.m. (ESPN) Michigan State at Iowa 7 p.m. (ESPN2) West Virginia at Baylor 7 p.m. (ESPNU) Missouri at Arkansas 9 p.m. (ESPN) Kentucky at LSU 9 p.m. (ESPNU) Virginia at Notre Dame 9 p.m. (FS1) St. John's at Creighton 11 p.m. (ESPNU) New Mexico at Utah State NBA BASKETBALL 7:30 p.m. (FSNFL) Orlando Magic at Detroit Pistons 8 p.m. (NBA) San Antonio Spurs at Houston Rockets WOMENS COLLEGE BASKETBALL 12 p.m. (SUN) Virginia at Syracuse (taped) NHL HOCKEY 1 p.m. (NHL) Boston Bruins at New York Islanders (taped) 3 p.m. (NHL) Los Angeles Kings at San Jose Sharks (taped) 7 p.m. (SUN) Tampa Bay Lightning at Toronto Maple Leafs 7:30 p.m. (NBCSPT) Washington Capitals at Buffalo Sabres ENGLISH PREMIER LEAGUE SOCCER 3 p.m. (NBCSPT) Liverpool FC vs Everton FC Note: Times and channels are subject to change at the discretion of the network. If you are unable to locate a game on the listed channel, please contact your cable provider. Prep CALENDAR TODAYS PREP SPORTS BOYS BASKETBALL 7 p.m. South Sumter at Citrus GIRLS BASKETBALL District 5A-6 tournament at Lecanto High School 6 p.m. No. 2 Crystal River vs. No. 3 Dunnellon 7:30 p.m. No. 1 Citrus vs. No. 4 Lecanto Mens AP Top 25The top 25 teams in The Associated Press college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Jan. 26, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and last weeks ranking: RecordPtsPrv 1. Arizona (63)20-01,6231 2. Syracuse (2)19-01,5612 3. Florida17-21,4366 4. Wichita St.21-01,4355 5. San Diego St.18-11,3377 6. Kansas15-41,2728 7. Michigan St.18-21,2513 8. Oklahoma St.16-31,06711 9. Villanova17-21,0634 10. Michigan15-41,05021 11. Kentucky15-489614 12. Louisville17-389112 13. Cincinnati19-279315 14. Wisconsin17-37639 15. Iowa16-472210 16. Iowa St.15-368416 17. Duke16-454918 18. Pittsburgh18-251720 19. Saint Louis18-246419 20. Creighton17-3445 21. UMass17-235313 22. Memphis15-426223 23. Oklahoma16-420325 24. Ohio St.16-414317 25. Texas16-4142 Others receiving votes: UConn 67, Gonzaga 51, UCLA 39, Virginia 18, George Washington 5, Green Bay 5, Kansas St. 5, Minnesota 5, SMU 3, American U. 1, Harvard 1, Louisiana Tech 1, New Mexico 1, Southern Miss. 1.USA Today Top 25The top 25 teams in the USA Today mens college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Jan. 26, points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and previous ranking: RecordPtsPvs 1. Arizona (31)20-07991 2. Syracuse (1)19-07692 3. Wichita State21-07244 4. Florida17-26946 5. San Diego State18-16537 6. Michigan State18-26213 7. Louisville17-35529 7. Kansas15-455211 9. Villanova17-25095 10. Oklahoma State16-349712 11. Kentucky15-443314 12. Iowa16-438610 13. Wisconsin17-33688 14. Michigan15-434625 15. Cincinnati19-232316 16. Duke16-429818 17. Pittsburgh18-227919 18. Iowa State15-326817 19. UMass17-226512 20. Creighton17-322924 21. Saint Louis18-221820 22. Memphis15-415522 23. Ohio State16-411815 24. Gonzaga18-311421 25. Oklahoma16-48525 Others receiving votes: Texas 41, Virginia 26, UCLA 22, UConn 18, George Washington 8, Baylor 6, Kansas State 6, Southern Miss. 6, Colorado 5, Toledo 5, SMU 1, Stephen F. Austin 1.Womens AP Top 25The top 25 teams in The Associated Press womens college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Jan. 26, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and last weeks ranking: RecordPtsPrv 1. UConn (36)21-09001 2. Notre Dame18-08522 3. Duke20-18193 4. Stanford18-18114 5. Louisville20-17585 6. North Carolina17-36887 7. South Carolina18-265610 8. Maryland16-26386 9. Baylor16-361712 10. Tennessee16-456511 11. Oklahoma St.17-25508 12. Penn St.15-448513 13. Kentucky16-44719 14. LSU16-439715 15. Arizona St.17-338914 16. Vanderbilt16-435116 17. Texas A&M16-530217 18. NC State18-326123 19. Purdue14-523422 20. West Virginia17-321918 21. California14-514019 22. Gonzaga18-312325 23. Florida St.15-510224 23. Iowa St.15-410220 25. Middle Tennessee17-384 Others receiving votes: Nebraska 63, Rutgers 27, Michigan St. 23, Southern Cal 18, St. Johns 14, San Diego 7, Oklahoma 6, Syracuse 6, Wichita St. 5, Saint Josephs 4, Bowling Green 3, Chattanooga 2, DePaul 2, Iowa 2, Michigan 2, Georgia Tech 1, Texas 1.NBA standingsEASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division WLPctGB Toronto2321.523 Brooklyn2023.4652 New York1727.3866 Boston1531.3269 Philadelphia1431.3119 Southeast Division WLPctGB Miami 3212.727 Atlanta 2321.5239 Washington2122.48810 Charlotte1927.41314 Orlando1233.26720 Central Division WLPctGB Indiana 349.791 Chicago2222.50012 Detroit 1727.38617 Cleveland1628.36418 Milwaukee836.18226 WESTERN CONFERENCE Southwest Division WLPctGB San Antonio3311.750 Houston2917.6305 Dallas 2620.5658 Memphis2220.52410 New Orleans1825.41914 Northwest Division WLPctGB Oklahoma City3610.783 Portland3312.7332 Denver 2221.51212 Minnesota2222.50013 Utah 1629.35619 Pacific Division WLPctGB L.A. Clippers3215.681 Golden State2718.6004 Phoenix2618.5914 L.A. Lakers1629.35615 Sacramento1529.34115 Mondays Games Phoenix 124, Philadelphia 113 Toronto 104, Brooklyn 103 Minnesota 95, Chicago 86 Oklahoma City 111, Atlanta 109 L.A. Clippers 114, Milwaukee 86 Utah 106, Sacramento 99 Todays Games New Orleans at Cleveland, 7 p.m. Orlando at Detroit, 7:30 p.m. Boston at New York, 7:30 p.m. San Antonio at Houston, 8 p.m. Memphis at Portland, 10 p.m. Washington at Golden State, 10:30 p.m. Indiana at L.A. Lakers, 10:30 p.m. Wednesdays Games Oklahoma City at Miami, 7 p.m. Orlando at Toronto, 7 p.m. Philadelphia at Boston, 7:30 p.m. Detroit at Atlanta, 7:30 p.m. New Orleans at Minnesota, 8 p.m. Phoenix at Milwaukee, 8 p.m. Houston at Dallas, 8:30 p.m. Charlotte at Denver, 9 p.m. Chicago at San Antonio, 9:30 p.m. Memphis at Sacramento, 10 p.m. Washington at L.A. Clippers, 10:30 p.m.NHL standingsEASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GPWLOTPtsGFGA Boston513315369153113 Tampa Bay523116567155128 Toronto542721660155168 Montreal522720559128134 Detroit5223181157135144 Ottawa5222201054147165 Florida522124749127158 Buffalo51143073597147 Metropolitan Division GPWLOTPtsGFGA Pittsburgh533714276171128 N.Y. Rangers542823359139138 Carolina522419957134147 Columbus522622456152148 Philadelphia532522656142158 New Jersey5322201155127132 Washington522321854148154 N.Y. Islanders552126850157185 WESTERN CONFERENCE Central Division GPWLOTPtsGFGA Chicago5432101276190149 St. Louis513511575177119 Colorado523314571153137 Minnesota542820662129133 Dallas 532421856154157 Winnipeg542524555152158 Nashville542323854132163 Pacific Division GPWLOTPtsGFGA Anaheim543910583182130 San Jose523412674165125 Los Angeles532918664132113 Vancouver532717963135134 Phoenix5224181058151160 Calgary 521827743119165 Edmonton541632638140188 NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss. Mondays Games Boston 6, N.Y. Islanders 3 Carolina 3, Columbus 2 Pittsburgh 3, Buffalo 0 Colorado 4, Dallas 3 Edmonton at Vancouver, late Los Angeles at San Jose, late Todays Games Florida at Boston, 7 p.m. Tampa Bay at Toronto, 7 p.m. Detroit at Philadelphia, 7 p.m. Ottawa at Columbus, 7 p.m. Washington at Buffalo, 7:30 p.m. Carolina at Montreal, 7:30 p.m. New Jersey at St. Louis, 8 p.m. Nashville at Winnipeg, 8 p.m. Los Angeles at Phoenix, 9 p.m. Chicago at Calgary, 9:30 p.m. Minnesota at Anaheim, 10 p.m. Wednesdays Games N.Y. Rangers vs. N.Y. Islanders at Bronx, NY, 7:30 p.m. San Jose at Edmonton, 9:30 p.m. Chicago at Vancouver, 10:30 p.m. NFL Sunday Super Bowl At East Rutherford, N.J. FAVORITE OPEN TODAY O/U UNDERDOG Denver+12(47) Seattle NCAA Basketball FAVORITELINEUNDERDOG at Arkansas7 Missouri at Baylor 7West Virginia at Iowa 4Michigan St. SMU 7at South Florida at Wichita St.20Loyola of Chicago at Kansas St.8Texas Tech Virginia 4at Notre Dame at Creighton13 St. Johns Kentucky 1 at LSU at Utah St.PkNew Mexico Cleveland St.8at E. Illinois NBA FAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG at Cleveland3(195) New Orleans at New York6(196) Boston at Detroit 6(206) Orlando at Houston 2(211) San Antonio at Portland 6(199) Memphis at Golden State8(207) Washington Indiana 9(206) at L.A. Lakers NHL FAVORITELINEUNDERDOGLINE at Columbus-135 Ottawa+115 at Toronto-110Tampa Bay-110 at Boston-190 Florida+165 at Philadelphia-140Detroit+120 at Montreal-175Carolina+155 Washington-150at Buffalo+130 at St. Louis-200New Jersey+170 at Winnipeg-145Nashville+125 at Phoenix-125Los Angeles+105 Chicago-175at Calgary+155 at Anaheim-220Minnesota+180 BASEBALL American League CLEVELAND INDIANS Agreed to terms with INF Elliott Johnson on a minor league contract. National League CINCINNATI REDS Agreed to terms with INF Chris Nelson on a minor league contract. COLORADO ROCKIES Named Jerry Weinstein offensive coordinator, Ron Gideon supervisor for Tulsa (Texas), Don Sneddon manager for Modest (Cal), Mark Brewer pitching coach for Asheville (SAL) and Duane Espy supervisor for Tri-City (NYP). BASKETBALL National Basketball Association PHILADELPHIA 76ERS Assigned G Lorenzo Brown to Delaware (NBADL). FOOTBALL National Football League ATLANTA FALCONS Signed coach Mike Smith and general manager Thomas Dimitroff to one-year contract extensions through the 2016 season and president Rich McKay to a four-year extension through May 2019. BALTIMORE RAVENS Named Gary Kubiak offensive coordinator. CLEVELAND BROWNS Named Jim ONeil defensive coordinator, Chris Tabor special teams coordinator, Brian Angelichio tight ends coach, Bobby Babich assistant secondary coach, Chuck Driesbach linebackers coach, Brian Fleury assistant linebackers coach, Jeff Hafley secondary coach and Shawn Mennenga assistant special teams coach. NEW YORK GIANTS Named Danny Langsdorf quarterbacks coach, Sean Ryan wide receivers coach and Kevin M. Gilbride tight ends coach. PHILADELPHIA EAGLES Promoted Mike Dawson to assistant defensive line coach. Named Bill Musgrave quarterbacks coach and Michael Clay defensive quality control coach. COLLEGE GEORGETOWN Announced senior basketball C Moses Ayegba was suspended by the NCAA for one game for violations related to pre-enrollment rules. NEBRASKA Announced DT Avery Moss is banned from the Nebraska campus through Dec. 31 and will not play in 2014, after he pleaded no contest to public indecency in connection with a 2012 incident. Florida LOTTERY Here are the winning numbers selected Monday in the Florida Lottery: Players should verify winning numbers by calling 850-487-7777 or at www.flalottery.com.Sundays winning numbers and payouts: Fantasy 5: 1 5 19 30 35 5-of-52 winners$95,894 4-of-5280$110 3-of-57,857$11 CASH 3 (early) 8 9 2 CASH 3 (late) 7 4 3 PLAY 4 (early) 5 3 4 2 PLAY 4 (late) 4 6 3 6 FANTASY 5 1 9 17 24 36TUESDAY, JANUARY28, 2014 B3 YMCA Winter Basketball League gets underway Special to the ChronicleThe Citrus County YMCA began their Winter Basketball League season this past Saturday. Athletes between the ages of 6 and 14 crowded the Chet Cole Enrichment Center with their families and friends to fill the majority of the day with games. 6-8 age group The Hurricanes blew by the Wolfpack, coached by Chirstopher Thompson and Tim Kuntz, by a final score of 22-2. Chris Henry, scoring 10 points, and Ryder Cole, scoring 6 points, helped lead the Hurricanes to victory. The Seminoles, coached by Jerry Tipton, had a close 16-14 win against the Tigers. Dominic Stasio, with 10 points, and JT Tipton, with 6 points, led their team to victory. 9-11 age group The Tigers clawed their way to a 30-25 victory, with Duante Gunter scoring 25 points. The Bulldogs, coached by Mike Kovach, overpowered the Gators 45-37. Trey Kovach, 24 points, and Ian Rose, 12 points, helped lead the Bulldogs. 12-14 age group The Bulls, coached by CJ Natteal, bulldozed the Knicks by a score of 35-26. Alberto Aquino and DJ Schageal each scored 11 points for the Bulls and teammate Tyler Elliot added 10 points. The Bulls were conquered by the Heat, with Amber Neeld filling in for coach Ken Swade. Teammates Zaire Wilcox (20 points) and Robert Poling (17 points) led the Heat to the 44-27 win. The Y encourages all members of the community to join these young athletes each Saturday to show their support. For more information on the Ys programs, visitwww.ymcasuncoast. orgor call the Ys Administrative Office at352-637-0132. Citrus boys cruise to victory at River RidgeA trio of Hurricanes scored in double figures as the Citrus boys basketball team rolled to a 72-47 victory at River Ridge on Monday night. Desmond Franklin led the way with 23 points. Sam Franklin added 17 and Zach Saxer chipped in with 10. The Hurricanes (21-2) host South Sumter tonight at 7 p.m. for Senior Night.Ravens hire Kubiak to be offensive coordinatorOWINGS MILLS, Md. Former Houston Texans head coach Gary Kubiak has been hired to be the Baltimore Ravens new offensive coordinator. The Ravens announced the hiring on Monday. The 52-year-old Kubiak replaces Jim Caldwell, who left to become coach of the Detroit Lions. Kubiak was offensive coordinator of the Denver Broncos for three years before being named Houstons head coach in 2006. He was fired on Dec. 6 of this season after the Texans started 2-11. He had a 61-64 regular season record and went 2-2 in the postseason with Houston. Kubiak takes over an offense that was ranked 29th in the NFL. Baltimore went 8-8 after winning the Super Bowl last year.From staff and wire reports SPORTS BRIEFS said his squad, which finished 18 of 21 from the foul line, seemed flat before the game and at halftime in the locker room. He credited his bench for infusing some enthusiasm into his team with its vocal encouragement. It was one of those deals where our kids thought they had the game won before they stepped on the court, Ervin said. But when you play a county team, theyre going to compete. Its not like were that much better of a team. Im disappointed in our desire to win tonight. I take nothing from Crystal River, he continued. I thought it executed well offensively and defensively. (CRHS head coach) Steve Feldman does a nice job here. The game was tied 3-3 midway through the first quarter, and the teams combined for one 3-pointer in the first half. By halftime, the Pirates (4-15) held a 20-17 advantage. The first half was a grinder, Feldman said, and we like that tempo. Thatll keep you around a lot of games. I didnt think our defense was bad. I thought we were giving as much help as we could on Adam (Gage) and Cory (Weiand). The teams combined for 13 3-pointers in the second half, with Roessler, Parry (17 points and 11 boards), Gage and Weiand heating up offensively. Parry knocked down a pair of 3s in the third in helping his Pirates to a 30-28 edge heading into the fourth. All four of them really got going, and it turned a yawner into a really exciting game, Feldman said. You look at the book and it looks like it was Roessler and Parry versus Gage and Weiand in the second half. I cant fault our kids, Feldman added. They played with everything they had in their tank. The teams combined to go 29 of 35 on free throws. Both teams wrap up their respective regular seasons Thursday, as Crystal River travels to Weeki Wachee and Seven Rivers goes to Ocala Trinity Catholic. WARRIORSContinued from Page B1
Napier has experienced war and Olympics Associated PressLAKELAND John Napier used to race for America. And he used to fight for America. These days, he misses both. The former U.S. Olympic bobsledder was once thought of as someone who would be a top contender for a medal at next months Sochi Olympics. Instead, hes studying biochemistry at Florida Southern College, dabbling with some competitive water skiing on the side, continuing his transition each day from life as both a slider and a soldier who fought in Afghanistan. And hes not regretting anything. I miss going down the hill. I miss going down the hill with my friends, Napier said, sitting outside sipping coffee one recent morning before class. But Im in a really good place and Ive been given amazing opportunities right now to succeed in life. So I would say this is most important right now, school, college. He joined the National Guard in 2007 and became part of the Armys World Class Athlete Program, which meant he got support in exchange for a small time commitment and being a military ambassador through bobsledding. Thing is, Napier didnt want to short-change the arrangement, so he looked for ways to keep doing more with the military. That led him to make an unusual decision. After the Vancouver Olympics four years ago, heres how he stunned friends inside and outside the Army world: He asked to go to war. Eventually, the Army granted his wish and didnt just deploy him to Afghanistan, but gave him the opportunity also as he insisted to see battle. His first night there, bullets flew his way. I see the world from a different angle, Napier said. There were days when youre driving around on roads or on patrol and you know youve got probably a 50 percent chance of getting blown up on this road. Theres terrifying moments. I drive bobsleds at 90 mph, I go over water ski jumps, Ill do any sport known to man. And I was scared. Anybody would be. But you get the brotherhood experience, and theres no price you can pay for that. So he traded his bobsled for an M249 light machine gun, strapped 70 pounds of water and ammunition onto his 180-pound frame, read his Bible in tough moments and did the job. When it was over after nearly 6 1/2 months, he came back to bobsledding. It just wasnt the same, and after two seasons where results just werent what he wanted, he retired. It was my time, Napier said. I still felt the need to win, but there was something else too. There was a frustration, a thorn, a sadness almost. It was almost depressing for me to be there. I would say it was time. I got led out of the sport. One thing led to another, leading me to where I am right now, and Im happy where Im at. He chose biochemistry for a reason: Because its hard, he said. Thats pretty much been his reason for choosing almost everything. Bobsledding isnt easy, even for those like him who got started as an 8-year-old. War wasnt easy; Napier speaks openly about friends who were either killed there or committed suicide after coming home, unable to deal with the transition back to a normal life. Water skiing competitively isnt easy, as evidenced by how he was immobilized for three months after shredding one of his hamstrings. Biochemistry isnt easy; those who know him say a 10-hour study day isnt uncommon. And his next chapter wont be easy either, given that Napier is considering becoming a chiropractor. Hes the American dream, said Dr. Dave Gabay, a close friend of Napiers who has a chiropractic practice in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., just north of Napiers hometown of Schenectady. Its about moving forward in a positive direction, overcoming adversity. The number of his friends who are well-adjusted coming back from over there are a minority, not the majority. This is a kid who has risen above all this. Its a positive story. Next month, Napier will be on the couch, watching and rooting. Many members of the U.S. Olympic bobsled team that will compete in Sochi are his close friends. One of them, push athlete Chris Fogt, even served simultaneously in Afghanistan with Napier, the two crossing paths one day in a what became quite a hilarious moment. Seeing his buddy, Napier yelled Fogt! instead of Sir! because he temporarily forgot that he was addressing an officer. Even without Napier, the Americans might be in position to collect more bobsled medals in Sochi than any other nation. Hoping and praying they make it happen, Napier said.B4TUESDAY, JANUARY28, 2014CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLEOLYMPICS Associated PressUSAs John Napier pilots with brakeman Christopher Fogt as they compete in the second heat in the mens two-man bobsled world championships Jan. 25, 1999, in Lake Placid, N.Y. Napier has been to the Olympics, been to war too, and a little part of him misses both. The former U.S. bobsled Olympian whos now a college student in Florida says moving on after being a slider and a soldier hasnt always been easy. But hes eager to watch American sliders race in Sochi next month, and hasnt ruled out a return to sledding either. Associated PressSOCHI, Russia A list of medalists projected by The Associated Press for the Sochi Olympics. Note: U.S. athletes in bold.ALPINE SKIING Men Downhill Gold Aksel Lund Svindal, Norway Silver Bode Miller, United States Bronze Adrien Theaux, France Super-G Gold Aksel Lund Svindal, Norway Silver Patrick Kueng, Switzerland Bronze Jan Hudec, Canada Super-Combined Gold Aksel Lund Svindal, Norway Silver Ted Ligety, United States Bronze Alexis Pinturault, France Giant Slalom Gold Ted Ligety, United States Silver Marcel Hirscher, Austria Bronze Alexis Pinturault, France Slalom Gold Marcel Hirscher, Austria Silver Felix Neureuther, Germany Bronze Mario Matt, Austria Women Downhill Gold Maria Hoefl-Riesch, Germany Silver Tina Maze, Slovenia Bronze Julia Mancuso, United States Super-G Gold Lara Gut, Switzerland Silver Anna Fenninger, Austria Bronze Tina Weirather, Liechtenstein Super-Combined Gold Maria Hoefl-Riesch, Germany Silver Nicole Hosp, Austria Bronze Marie-Michele Gagnon, Canada Giant Slalom Gold Jessica Lindell-Vikarby, Sweden Silver Tina Weirather, Liechtenstein Bronze Mikaela Shiffrin, United States Slalom Gold Mikaela Shiffrin, United States Silver Marlies Schild, Austria Bronze Frida Handsdotter, Sweden BIATHLON Men Individual 20K Gold Emil Hegle Svendsen, Norway Silver Martin Fourcade, France Bronze Evgeny Ustyugov, Russia Sprint 10K Gold Martin Fourcade, France Silver Simon Schempp, Germany Bronze Ole Einar Bjoerndalen, Norway Pursuit 12.5K Gold Emil Hegle Svendsen, Norway Silver Anton Shipulin, Russia Bronze Jakov Fak, Slovenia Mass start 15K Gold Martin Fourcade, France Silver Evgeny Ustyugov, Russia Bronze Tarjei Bo, Norway Relay 4x7.5K Gold Russia Silver Germany Bronze Norway Women Individual 15K Gold Gabriela Soukalova, Czech Republic Silver Tora Berger, Norway Bronze Darya Domracheva, Belarus Sprint 7.5K Gold Darya Domracheva, Belarus Silver Kaisa Makarainen, Finland Bronze Andrea Henkel, Germany Pursuit 10K Gold Tora Berger, Norway Silver Kaisa Makarainen, Finland Bronze Gabriela Soukalova, Czech Republic Mass start 12.5K Gold Tora Berger, Norway Silver Olga Zaitseva, Russia Bronze Synnoeve Solemdal, Norway Relay 4x6K Gold Germany Silver Russia Bronze Ukraine Mixed Team Event Gold Norway Silver Czech Republic Bronze Russia BOBSLED Two-man Gold Steven Holcomb, United States Silver Alexander Zubkov, Russia Bronze Beat Hefti, Switzerland Four-man Gold Alexander Zubkov, Russia Silver Oskars Melbardis, Latvia Bronze Steven Holcomb, United States Women Gold Kaillie Humphries, Canada. Silver Elana Meyers, United States Bronze Jamie Greubel, United States CROSS COUNTRY Men Individual Sprint Gold Petter Northug, Norway Silver Sergei Ustiugov, Russia Bronze Marcus Hellner, Sweden Skiathlon Gold Petter Northug, Norway Silver Martin Johnsrud Sundby, Norway Bronze Maxim Vylegzhanin, Russia 15-kilometer Classic Gold Martin Johnsrud Sundby, Norway Silver Alexey Poltoranin, Kazakhstan Bronze Johan Olsson, Sweden 50-kilometer Freestyle Gold Alexander Legkov, Russia Silver Martin Johnsrud Sundby, Norway Bronze Petter Northug, Norway 4x10-kilometer relay Gold Norway Silver Russia Bronze Sweden Team Sprint Gold Russia Silver Norway Bronze Sweden Women Individual Sprint Gold Kikkan Randall, United States Silver Marit Bjoergen, Norway Bronze Denise Herrmann, Germany Skiathlon Gold Marit Bjoergen, Norway Silver Justyna Kowalczyk, Poland Bronze Therese Johaug, Norway 10-kilometer Classic Gold Justyna Kowalczyk, Poland Silver Marit Bjoergen, Norway Bronze Therese Johaug, Norway 30-kilometer Freestyle Gold Marit Bjoergen, Norway Silver Astrid Uhrenholdt Jacobsen, Norway Bronze Justyna Kowalczyk, Poland 4x5-kilometer relay Gold Norway Silver Russia Bronze Finland Team Sprint Gold Norway Silver Sweden Bronze Finland CURLING Men Gold Canada Silver Sweden Bronze Norway Women Gold Britain Silver Sweden Bronze Canada FIGURE SKATING Men Gold Patrick Chan, Canada Silver Yuzuru Hanyu, Japan Bronze Javier Fernandez, Spain Women Gold Yuna Kim, South Korea Silver Mao Asada, Japan Bronze Julia Lipnitskaia, Russia Dance Gold Meryl Davis and Charlie White, United States Silver Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir, Canada Bronze Nathalie Pechalat and Fabian Bourzat, France Pairs Gold Tatiana Voloshozhar and Maxim Trankov, Russia Silver Aliona Savchenko and Robin Szolkowy, Germany Bronze Pang Qing and Tong Jian, China Team Gold Canada Silver United States Bronze Russia FREESTYLE SKIING Men Aerials Gold Qi Guangpu, China Silver Liu Zhongqing, China Bronze Travis Gerrits, Canada Halfpipe Skiing Gold Mike Riddle, Canada Silver David Wise, United States Bronze Justin Dorey, Canada Moguls Gold Mikael Kingsbury, Canada Silver Alex Bilodeau, Canada Bronze Patrick Deneen, United States Skicross Gold Victor Oehling Norberg, Sweden Silver Andreas Mat, Austria Bronze Chris Del Bosco, Canada Slopestyle Skiing Gold Jesper Tjader, Sweden Silver Nick Goepper, United States Bronze Mike Riddle, Canada Women Aerials Gold Xu Mengtao, China Silver Nina Li, China Bronze Xin Zhang, China Halfpipe Skiing Gold Virginie Faivre, France Silver Maggie Bowman, United States Bronze Devin Logan, United States Moguls Gold Hannah Kearney, United States Silver Justin Dufour-Lapointe, Canada Bronze Heidi Kloser, United States Skicross Gold Marielle Thompson, Canada Silver Fanny Smith, Switzerland Bronze Katrin Mueller, Switzerland Slopestyle Skiing Gold Dara Howell, Canada Silver Keri Herman, United States Bronze Lisa Zimmerman, Germany HOCKEY Men Gold Canada Silver Russia Bronze Sweden Women Gold United States Silver Canada Bronze Finland LUGE Men Gold Felix Loch, Germany Silver David Moeller, Germany Bronze Albert Demchenko, Russia Women Gold Natalie Geisenberger, Germany Silver Tatjana Hufner, Germany Bronze Alex Gough, Canada Doubles Gold Tobias Wendl and Tobias Arlt, Germany Silver Toni Eggert and Sascha Benecken, Germany Bronze Peter Penz and Georg Fischler, Austria Team Relay Gold Germany Silver Italy Bronze United States NORDIC COMBINED Individual Normal Hill Gold Eric Frenzel, Germany Silver Haavard Klemetsen, Norway Bronze Magnus Moan, Norway Individual Large Hill Gold Eric Frenzel, Germany Silver Haavard Klemetsen, Norway Bronze Magnus Moan, Norway Team Gold Austria Silver Germany Bronze United States SHORT TRACK Men 500 Gold Victor An, Russia Silver Vladimir Grigorev, Russia Bronze Charles Hamelin, Canada 1,000 Gold Charles Hamelin, Canada Silver Lee Han-Bin, South Korea Bronze Victor An, Russia 1,500 Gold Charles Hamelin, Canada Silver Lee Han-Bin, South Korea Bronze J.R. Celski, United States 5,000 Relay Gold Russia Silver United States Bronze South Korea Women 500 Gold Fan Kexin, China Silver Park Seung-Hi, South Korea Bronze Arianna Fontana, Italy 1,000 Gold Shim Suk Hee, South Korea Silver Arianna Fontana, Italy Bronze Kim A-Lang, South Korea 1,500 Gold Shim Suk Hee, South Korea Silver Valerie Maltais, Canada Bronze Zhou Yang, China 3,000 Relay Gold South Korea Silver China Bronze Netherlands SKELETON Men Gold Martins Dukurs, Latvia Silver Alexander Tretiakov, Russia Bronze Tomass Dukurs, Latvia Women Gold Noelle Pikus-Pace, United States Silver Elizabeth Yarnold, Britain Bronze Janine Flock, Austria SKI JUMPING Men Normal Hill Gold Kamil Stoch, Norway Silver Peter Prevcs, Slovenia Bronze Gregor Schlierenzaure, Austria Large Hill Gold Peter Prevcs, Slovenia Silver Gregor Schlierenzaure, Austria Bronze Simon Ammann, Switzerland Team/Large Hill Gold Slovenia Silver Germany Bronze Austria Women Normal Hill Gold Sara Takanashi, Japan Silver Sarah Hendrickson, United States Bronze Carina Vogt, Germany SNOWBOARDING Men Halfpipe Gold Shaun White, United States Silver Danny Davis, United States Bronze Iouri Podladtchikov, Switzerland Parallel Giant Slalom Gold Jasey Jay Anderson, Canada Silver Simon Schoch, Switzerland Bronze Andreas Prommegger, Austria Parallel Slalom Gold Simon Schoch, Switzerland Silver Vic Wild, Russia Bronze Benjamin Karl, Austria Slopestyle Gold Max Parrot, Canada Silver Shaun White, United States Bronze Torstein Horgmo, Norway Snowboardcross Gold Markus Schairer, Austria Silver Nate Baumgartner, United States Bronze Omar Visintin, Italy Women Halfpipe Gold Kelly Clark, United States Silver Torah Bright, Australia Bronze Arielle Gold, United States Slopestyle Gold Jamie Anderson, United States Silver Isabel Derungs, Switzerland Bronze Christy Prior, New Zealand Snowboardcross Gold Lindsey Jacobellis, United States Silver Dominique Maltais, Canada Bronze Maelle Ricker, Canada Parallel Giant Slalom Gold Ekaterina Tudegesheva, Russia Silver Tomoka Takeuchi, Japan Bronze Ester Ledecka, Czech Republic Parallel Slalom Gold Ekaterina Ilyukhina, Russia Silver Ekaterina Tudegesheva, Russia Bronze Julia Dujmovits, Austria SPEEDSKATING Men 500 Gold Mo Tae-Bum, South Korea Silver Keiichiro Nagashima, Japan Bronze Michel Mulder, Netherlands 1,000 Gold Shani Davis, United States Silver Michel Mulder, Netherlands Bronze Brian Hansen, United States 1,500 Gold Denis Yuskov, Russia Silver Shani Davis, United States Bronze Koen Verweij, Netherlands 5,000 Gold Sven Kramer, Netherlands Silver Jorrit Bergsma, Netherlands Bronze Lee Seung-Hoon, South Korea 10,000 Gold Sven Kramer, Netherlands Silver Jorrit Bergsma, Netherlands Bronze Bob de Jong, Netherlands Team Pursuit Gold Netherlands Silver United States Bronze Russia Women 500 Gold Lee Sang-Hwa, South Korea Silver Olga Fatkulina, Russia Bronze Heather Richardson, United States 1,000 Gold Heather Richardson, United States Silver Brittany Bowe, United States Bronze Olga Fatkulina, Russia 1,500 Gold Ireen Wust, Netherlands Silver Brittany Bowe, United States Bronze Christine Nesbitt, Canada 3,000 Gold Ireen Wust, Netherlands Silver Claudia Pechstein, Germany Bronze Martina Sablikova, Czech Republic 5,000 Gold Martina Sablikova, Czech Republic Silver Claudia Pechstein, Germany Bronze Yvonne Nauta, Netherlands Team Pursuit Gold Netherlands Silver Canada Bronze Germany Associated PressThe Olympic torch is tested Monday before the start of the 2014 Winter Olympics in the Olympic Park in Sochi, Russia. 2014 Winter OlympicsMEDAL PROJECTIONS US to bring record 230 athletes to SochiCOLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado The United States will bring 230 athletes to the Sochi Olympics, the largest delegation ever for any country at the Winter Games. The previous record was 216 by the U.S. in 2010 in Vancouver. Todd Lodwick in Nordic combined will become the first American to compete in six Winter Olympics. Lodwicks teammate Billy Demong and skier Bode Miller are headed to their fifth. Miller has won five medals and needs three more to tie short-track speedskater Apolo Anton Ohno as the most decorated U.S. Winter Olympian. Snowboarder Shaun White and speedskater Shani Davis could become the first American men to win gold in the same event in three straight Winter Games. Two womens bobsled push athletes, hurdler Lolo Jones and sprinter Lauryn Williams, become the ninth and 10th Americans to compete at both the Winter and Summer Olympics.From wire reports
HEALTH& LIFE Section CTUESDAY, JANUARY 28, 2014 CITRUSCOUNTYCHRONICLE Inside:Partners with a Heart banquet tickets on sale/ C6 ccording to the American Red Cross, one pint of donated blood can help as many as three people. They often need it in critical momentsafter an accident, for instancebut they may also need it during a planned surgery, after a procedure, due to a chronic condition such as sickle cell anemia, or during cancer treatments. Blood used to help accident victims is readily available to emergency medical professionals, and the first step in getting it there is when its donated. A single accident victim can need as many as 100 pints. Type O blood is especially important as the universal donor type, it can be given to patients with any blood type, and so can be given before a patients blood type is known if necessary. Its often in short supply, and always needed. Giving blood for the first time can be stressful if you dont know what to expect, and so being prepared and knowledgeable is the first step in a painless donation process. Potential donors are required to bring two forms of identification (such as a donor card, drivers license, or passport) to the donation facility, whether its a clinic or blood mobile. A mini-physical is conducted: a brief, private interview during which youre asked about your health history and past travel, and your temperature, pulse, blood pressure, and hemoglobin levels are checked. Then comes the donation itself: you sit for about 10 minutes while blood is drawn (other donation types, such as platelet, red cell, or plasma donations, can take longer).A sterile needle is used, and is used once and discarded. About a pint of blood is given. When the donation is over youre offered snacks and drinks, and then carry on with your day except that day, you helped save lives. Blood donations are crucial to maintain the supply of donor blood available to hospitals and medical facilities. The Red Cross estimates that although 38 percent of the U.S. population is eligible to donate, less than 10 percent actually do and blood cant be manufactured. It only comes from donors. With more than 41,000 donations needed every day, its a constant struggle to keep the supply out of the red, and every single donation is important. Giving about half an hour of your time and a pint of blood (one of the ten in your body) is immensely valuable, and could make a huge difference in someones health. The blood mobile is a convenient way to give blood, and the dates and locations of its next donation days are available online (lifesouth.org/drives/bloodmobile-locator/). There is also a fixed donation location in Citrus County at the Lifesouth Community Blood Center in Lecanto (527-3061 or lifesouth.org). Source: redcrossblood.org Carly Z ervis F or the Chronicle We are continually told that donating blood is important, but why? 000H67K
C2TUESDAY, JANUARY28, 2014CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLEHEALTH& LIFE Options for a happy, healthy smile Ioften get questions about ways in which you can enhance the appearance of your smile with cosmetic dentistry. As you might already realize, each particular situation can be different. In fact, you might find out that a combination of some, or all, of the procedures below can be useful. If you are interested in enhancing your smile, it is important you contact your dentist to discuss the options available to you. You might want to ask what the advantages and disadvantages are for each procedure and why one might be better over the other. To follow is a small synopsis of the procedures cosmetic dentistry has to offer you. Bleaching: Bleaching is a chemical procedure used to whiten teeth, which often become discolored over time. Some people have their teeth bleached to remove stains, while others simply want a brighter smile. Bonding: Bonding is the process of using a composite resin to fill in gaps between teeth or to whiten them. Bonding also may be used to correct chipped teeth or minor decay. The bonding procedure may be completed in a single visit and the results last for several years, although some bonding resins are more susceptible to staining or chipping than other restorations. Contouring and reshaping: Often combined with bonding, contouring and reshaping procedures are used to correct crooked, chipped, irregularly shaped, or overlapped teeth. Contouring and reshaping procedures can alter the teeths length, shape or position; contouring also can be used to improve the bite. Contouring and reshaping procedures may be completed in a single visit and are ideal for patients with normal, healthy teeth who want subtle changes to their smiles. Crowns: Also known as caps, crowns are placed over a tooth to create a normal appearance. Crowns can be used to restore fractured, misshapen or discolored teeth, or those with significant structure loss. Crowns have a longer life expectancy than other cosmetic procedures, but they also are more expensive and time-consuming to place, requiring more than one visit. Crowns are generally used in cases in which other cosmetic procedures would not be effective. Veneers: Veneers are thin pieces of porcelain or plastic placed over the front of teeth to change their color or shape. In addition to improving teeth with uneven surfaces, veneers can be used to correct chipped, discolored, oddly shaped, unevenly spaced, or crooked teeth. Placement of veneers often requires more that one visit, but they can be less expensive than crowns and have better color stability than bonded restorations. I hope this synopsis has helped you understand some of the procedures available to enhance ones smile. Dont forget to go to your dentist to discuss which procedure will be right for you.Dr. Frank Vascimini is a dentist practicing in Homosassa. Send your questions to 4805 S. Suncoast Blvd., Homosassa, FL 34446 or email them to him at info@MasterpieceDental Studio.com. Dr. Frank VasciminiSOUND BITES There are many options available for those who are seeking to enhance their smile. Contact your local dentist for more details. CASINO NIGHT $50 pp Admission fee includes food, drinks, bar, prizes and more! Texas Holdem, Black Jack (standup), Roulette, Craps, Skill Stop (slot style) machines. All for the great cause of supporting Hoops-Link travel basketball teams. 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Saturday, February 8, 2014 7:00am Registration & Packet Pick-Up 8:00am 10k Race Start 8:05 am 1 Mile Walk 8:15am 5k Race Start Start & Finish: Nature Coast Bank Citrus Hills 2455 North Citrus Hills Blvd., Hernando 34442 Register Online at: www.drcsports.com Charity and Contact Info: Citrus County Blessings (352) 341-7707 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Presented by: TLC Rehab & Suncoast Schools FCU 000H4DW Citrus County Blessings CH31055 All Pre-registered Entries Receive a Free T-shirt RAFFLE Gift Cards Post Race 000H74E Team Prizes For 1st, 2nd & 3rd Place Auction Raffle Long Drive Contest Closest to the Pin Black Diamond Ranch Quarry Course Hwy. 491, Lecanto, FL 34461 18 HOLE 4 PERSON SCRAMBLE Includes golf, cart, breakfast, lunch, snacks & beverages Feb. 17, 2014 10 a.m. Shotgun Start $ 600 Foursome $ 150 Individual DOLLAR$ for SCHOLAR$ GOLF TOURNAMENT FOR ENTRY FORMS call Liz Blick at 352-249-9276 or EMAIL at email@example.com TAKE STOCK in CHILDREN of CITRUS COUNTY 000H8DR Community Happenings Community Happenings
Free Zumba class at Unity Free Zumba classes for beginners are offered at 11:30a.m. Mondays and Thursdays at Unity Church, 2628 W. Woodview Lane, Lecanto. Lose weight while having fun. For information, email miss-donna@ tampabay.rr.com or call 352-628-3253. Blood drives for upcoming weekLifeSouth Community Blood Centers: With summer upon us, theres a sharp increase in the need for blood. To find a donor center or a blood drive near you, call 352527-3061. Donors must be at least 17, or 16 with parental permission, weigh a minimum of 110 pounds and be in good health to be eligible to donate. A photo ID is required. The Lecanto branch office is at 1241 S. Lecanto Highway (County Road 491), open from 8:30a.m. to 5p.m. weekdays (7p.m. Wednesdays), 8:30a.m. to 2p.m. Saturdays and 10a.m. to 2p.m. Sundays. The Inverness branch is at 2629 E. Gulf-to-Lake Highway, open from 8a.m. to 4:30p.m. weekdays, (6:30p.m. Wednesdays), 8a.m. to 1:30p.m. Saturdays and closed Sundays. Visit www.lifesouth.org. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Jan.28, AAA Roofing, 1000 N.E. Fifth St., Crystal River. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan.29, Crystal River Village Home Owners Association, 1601 S.E. Eighth Ave., Crystal River. 2 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Jan.29, Walmart Supercenter, 1936 N. Lecanto Highway, Lecanto. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, Jan.30, Citrus Memorial Health System, 502 Highlands Blvd., Inverness. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Jan.31, Citrus Memorial Health System 502 Highlands Blvd., Inverness. Funeral options offered at classSt. Timothy Lutheran Church Caregiver Support Group will offer a workshop sponsored by Brown Funeral Home and Cremation Service, How do you want to be remembered? at 1p.m. Tuesday, Over the past few weeks, we have discussed the causes of pain which are seen in many cancer patients. Last week we also began a discussion of the options available to physicians with regard to the treatment of pain by starting with the nonnarcotic over-the-counter and prescription medications available. Frequently, however, these medications are not adequate with regard to proper pain control and one must move onto stronger medications. Today, we will briefly discuss the opioids which are utilized in the treatment of more moderate to severe pain. While it is well known that opioids are our most powerful pain relievers, there always seems to be some fear among patients, and sometimes physicians, to initiate this form of therapy. Not only is their concern related to the side effects of the medications and the possible addictive properties, there is also the common perception that strong narcotic utilization means that death is near. For these reasons, the initiation of opioids is often delayed until the terminal phase of many cancer patients illness. Many different opioids are available today to utilize in advanced cancer pain. When one initiates a course of opioid therapy, this is generally started with one of the weaker to moderate strength medications. These consist of propoxyphene such as that which is found in Darvocet; codeine which can be found in a pure form or combined with acetaminophen in Tylenol No 3; oxycodone, which is the active narcotic found in Percocet; and Tylox, which is also combined with acetaminophen, and hydrocodone, which is found in such preparations as Lortab, Vicodin and Lorcet. When one initiates opioid therapy in patients, it is best to utilize one of the weaker opioids if you feel that they have the ability to provide pain control for the patient. The weaker opioids tend to minimize the potential side effects such as sedation and constipation when compared to the stronger medications. These weaker opioids can be utilized either by themselves or in combination with one of the non narcotic preparations. The problem with most of these medications is that they are only effective for approximately three to four hours, and if the pain is controlled for a shorter period of time, one must watch the total dose of these medications secondary to the amount of acetaminophen or Tylenol that they possess. If you begin to see that the medications are required at more frequent intervals, it is best to then move on to a stronger opioid which tends to be more effective in relieving the pain and also have a longer duration of action. The most commonly used stronger opioids tend to be available in sustained release formulations. These consist of oxycodone, which is available in a sustained release preparation called OxyContin; morphine, which is available in sustained release preparations known as MS Contin, Oramorph SR and Kadian; and fentanyl which is a sustained release medication which is available in a patch form known as the Duragesic patch. The advantage of the oxycodone and the morphine is that they are also available in immediate acting preparations which will provide pain relief generally within 30 to 45 minutes. These medications are available as pure compounds of narcotics and are not mixed with acetaminophen or other medications. Secondary to the fact that they are pure narcotics, there truly is no upper dose limit of the medication. One can truly increase the dose of this medication to any level required to relieve the pain that the patient is experiencing. The sustained release formulations of these medications allow you to provide the patient with longer intervals of comfort without requiring such frequent utilization of these preparations. Two other strong opioids, hydromorphone, better known as Dilaudid, and meperidine, better known as Demerol, are not available in sustained release long-acting preparations and tend to have an extremely high abuse potential secondary to the fact that they do require frequent repeated dosing and are generally avoided when dealing with advanced cancer pain. One thing that patients must keep in mind when initiating opioid therapy is the relationship that these drugs have with their potential side effects. Some of the effects are short-lived, such as sedation, dizziness or transient hallucinations. Patients may also initially experience some nausea and vomiting, but this can be controlled with proper medications and generally these anti-nausea preparations can be discontinued after one or two weeks once the patient has become accustomed to the medication. The most consistent and problematic side effect related to opioid therapy is that of constipation. Constipation certainly occurs with all opioids and increases as the strength and dose of the opioid increases. One must certainly remember to begin an active regime of bowel control when initiating opioid therapy. This generally means taking stool softeners and stimulants along with these medications to prevent the constipation which will certainly occur if this therapy is not started. Next week we will discuss two situations which often arise when dealing with narcotic therapy. First we will look at the possibility of developing a tolerance to the opioid preparations, and we will also discuss the potential for addictive properties of these drugs. Dr. C. Joseph Bennett is a board-certified radiation oncologist and a member of the Citrus County Unit of the American Cancer Society. Watch Navigating Cancer on WYKE TV at 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays and at 10 a.m. Thursdays. If you have any suggestions for topics, or have any questions, contact him at 522 N. Lecanto Highway, Lecanto, FL 34461, or email cjbennett@ rboi.com.HEALTH& LIFECITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLETUESDAY, JANUARY28, 2014 C3 Utilizing opioids in treatement of cancer pain Dr. C. Joseph BennettNAVIGATING CANCER HEALTH NOTES See NOTES/ Page C4 000H2PY ALLERGY, ASTHMA & IMMUNOLOGY Health & Wellcare Services of Florida, Inc. 5915 W. Gulf to Lake Hwy. Crystal River 352-794-3872 ASSISTED LIVING Brentwood Retirement Community 1900 W Alpha Court Lecanto 352-746-6611 Cedar Creek at Kings Bay 231 NW Hwy. 19 Crystal River 352-564-2446 Sunflower Springs Assisted Living Community 8733 W Yulee Drive Homosassa 352-621-8017 Sunshine Gardens Senior Communities 311 NE 4th Ave. Crystal River 352-563-0235 Superior Residences of Lecanto 4865 W Gulf to Lake Hwy. Lecanto 352-746-5483 DENTAL Complete Family, Cosmetic & Implant Dentistry 1815 N Suncoast Blvd. Crystal River 352-795-1223 DERMATOLOGY Suncoast Dermatology & Skin Surgery Center 525 N Dacie Point Lecanto 352-746-2200 FAMILY/GENERAL PRACTICE Christ Medical Center 7562 W Gulf to Lake Hwy. Crystal River 352-564-0444 Ghassan A. Hasan, MD 700 SE 5th Ter., Suite 6 Crystal River 352-794-6151 FUNERAL SERVICES Cremation Center of the Nature Coast 355 NE 10th Ave. Crystal River 352-228-4967 Hooper Funeral Homes & Crematory 501 W Main Street Inverness 5054 N Lecanto Hwy. Beverly Hills 352-726-2271 1-888-746-6737 FUNERAL SERVICES CONTINUED Hooper Funeral Homes & Crematory 8495 W Grover Cleveland Homosassa 352-726-2271 1-888-746-6737 HEALTH DEPARTMENT Citrus County Health Department 3700 W Sovereign Path Lecanto Medical Appointments 352-527-0247 Dental Appointments 352-249-9258 HEARING EXAMS/AIDS Beltone Hearing 3350 E Gulf to Lake Hwy., Unit 2, Fountain Plaza Inverness 352-400-4249 2708 W Woodview Lane Lecanto 352-364-4341 HearMore Solutions 6441 W Norvell Bryant Hwy. Crystal River 352-795-3277 13005 Spring Hill Dr. Spring Hill 352-556-5257 Professional Hearing Centers 211 S Apopka Ave. Inverness 352-726-4327 HOME HEALTH SERVICES Comfort Keepers 2244 Hwy. 44 W. Inverness 352-726-4547 Home Instead Senior Care 4224 W. Gulf to Lake Hwy. Lecanto 352-249-1257 Mederi CAREtenders 2212 Hwy. 44 W. Inverness 352-726-3874 HOSPICE HPH Hospice 3545 N Lecanto Hwy. Beverly Hills 352-527-4600 HOSPITAL Citrus Memorial Health System 502 W Highland Blvd. Inverness 352-344-6425 INDEPENDENT LIVING Inverness Club 518 Ella Ave. Inverness 352-344-8477 INDEPENDENT LIVING CONTINUED Providence Independence at Wildwood 7676 Rio Grande Blvd. Wildwood 352-748-0682 JEWELRY Whalen Jewelers 255 E Highland Blvd. Inverness 352-726-4709 MEDICAL ALERTS Nature Coast EMS 3876 W Country Hill Dr. Lecanto 352-249-4730 1-855-435-8012 MEDICAL RESEARCH Meridien Research 16176 Cortez Blvd. Brooksville 352-597-8839 OPHTHALMOLOGY Suncoast Eye Center 221 NE Hwy. 19 Crystal River 352-795-2526 1-800-282-6341 ORTHOPEDIC/SPORTS MEDICINE Gulfcoast Spine Institute 2300 E Norvell Bryant Hwy. Hernando 785 Hwy. 466 The Villages 7101 Mariner Blvd. Spring Hill 1-855-485-3262 PHARMACY Brashears Pharmacy 206 W Dampier Street Inverness 352-637-2079 471 N Dacie Pt. Lecanto 352-746-3420 REHABILITATION Nature Coast Physical Therapy & Rehab 3787 E Gulf to Lake Hwy. Inverness 3777 N Lecanto Hwy. Beverly Hills 6075 SW 73rd Street Rd Ocala Inverness & Ocala 352-341-1101 Beverly Hills 352-527-3337 SKILLED NURSING CARE Life Care Center of Citrus County 3325 W Jerwayne Lane Lecanto 352-746-4434 PAID ADVERTISING Call 563-5592 For Information About Our Senior Care Directory 000H1H1 4805 S. Suncoast Blvd. Homosassa, FL 34446 352-628-0012 www.MasterpieceDentalStudio.com Always Welcoming New Patients FRANK J. VASCMINI, DDS Dr. Pablo Figueroa Se Habla Espaol 2222 Highway 44 W., Inverness Caring is my Profession Call for an Appointment 352-860-0633 firstname.lastname@example.org Accepting New Patients Serving Citrus County Since 1993 WE ACCEPT Medicare Aetna Humana United Healthcare Coventry Medicare Blue Cross/ Blue Shield Cigna Universal And Other Major Insurances 000H80X
C4TUESDAY, JANUARY28, 2014CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLEHEALTH& LIFE Jan.28, at Hampton Inn Crystal River, across the street from St. Timothys on U.S. 19. This workshop will provide consumer information regarding cremation, funerals and their cost factors. Advance planning of funerals, veterans benefits and end-oflife issues will be discussed. The workshop is free and open to anyone; reserve a seat with Gail Sirak at 352-634-2021 or email@example.com, or sign up on the Narthex bulletin board to assure there are enough refreshments and support material. Door prizes will be awarded. Call Deacon Charlotte Downing at 352-422-7044 or Gail Sirak at 352634-2021 for informaiton.Bereavement class slated to beginPaul Winstead, licensed mental health counselor and grief counselor with the Citrus team of HPH Hospice, will lead an eight-week Griefs Journey Bereavement Workshop. Meetings will be held Wednesdays beginning Jan.29 for those who have experienced the death of a loved one. The workshop will be held from 10 to 11:30a.m. at First United Methodist Church of Homosassa, 8831 W. Bradshaw St. The experience of grieving and mourning the death of a loved one is a profound and intense emotional experience. Each individual experiences grief differently, but we can often identify with those who have also experienced the death of a loved one and not feel so alone. This course shows grief as a process in which the timing, intensity and order of each persons experiences are unique. Pre-registration is required. For information, call Winstead at 352527-4600. Doctor Vitamin set to offer free seminars Doctor Vitamin store, at 3930 S. Suncoast Blvd., Homosassa, will host free seminars: 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb.1: Change Your Water, Change Your Life the Truth About Water. Seating is limited, call to reserve at 352-628-7036.Help keep children safe with inspections Free 20-minute child safety seat inspections available by appointment at the Early Learning Coalition of the Nature Coast, 1564 N. Meadowcrest Blvd., Crystal River, to be sure a seat is not recalled, damaged or expired; is appropriate for the childs age, height and weight; is used correctly; and installed securely. Contact Sue Littnan at 352-563-9939, ext.235.Stick a Fork in Cancer fundraising event setThe RayJay4Relay Relay for Life team will host Stick a Fork in Cancer events at Beef-O-Bradys in Crystal River. The next event is from 4 to 10p.m. Wednesday, Feb.12. Dine at Beef-O-Bradys in Crystal River the second Wednesday monthly now through March and tell them youre supporting Relay for Life, and managers will donate 15 percent of your bill. An additional event will be March12. Beef-O-Bradys is at 6738 W. Gulfto-Lake Highway, Crystal River. All Relay dollars raised go to the American Cancer Society funding research, advocacy, education and patient services. The American Cancer Society raises funds for cancer patients in Citrus County in order to provide rides to treatment, a local resource room, lodging and support in addition to funding cutting edge research. The Relay for Life event is the culmination of nearly one year of fundraising efforts by local teams consisting of businesses, families and survivors. Group guards against adult and elder abuseThe Citrus Alliance Against Adult Abuse (C4A) monthly meeting is at 9:30 a.m. the second Wednesday monthly at HPH Hospice, 3545 N. Lecanto Highway, Beverly Hills. For information, call Judy Stauffer at 352-303-2620. Your help is needed to protect our vulnerable against abuse, neglect and exploitation.Group aims to be substance-freePartners for a Substance-Free Citrus Inc. will meet the second Thursday monthly in the basement of the Citrus County School Board office in Inverness, 1007 W. Main St. Use the elevator to go to the basement. 8 to 9 a.m. board meeting. 9:15 to 9:30 a.m. coffee, doughnuts, networking. 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. membership meeting. For information, call the office at 352-389-0472 or email substance firstname.lastname@example.org.CASA in need of donated items, goodsCitrus Abuse Shelter Association (CASA) needs donation of household goods for its domestic violence shelter for women and children: hair clips, hair brushes, toilet paper, paper towels, size5 diapers, hand soap, shampoo, conditioner, facial tissues and liquid high-efficiency (HE) laundry soap. Drop off donations at CASAs outreach center, 1100 Turner Camp Road, Inverness, between 9a.m. and 4:30p.m. Monday through Friday. Donations of grocery and gas cards are always welcome. Call 352-344-8111.County offers home care servicesCitrus County Senior Care Services has home care services available under the HOPE Program (Homecare Options Provided for Everyone). services are overseen by a certified case manager who places licensed and bonded service providers in the home. If you or a loved one are in need of any of these services, call 352527-5930 for more information and a cost quote. Serendipitous finding helps to save a life Mr. Smith had pain while passing urine. He went to his urologist, who suspected a kidney stone. He ordered a CT scan of his abdomen. When we do a CT scan of the abdomen, we see the lower part and some of the middle of the lung. The radiologist noted that the patient had small kidney stones, but he also found two small lung nodules. Both were roughly half an inch in size. Mr. Smith quit smoking many years ago, but he used to smoke heavily. He had a biopsy of the lung nodule under CT guidance by a radiologist. This is a relatively easy and fairly safe procedure done on an outpatient basis. He is now diagnosed with small cell lung cancer. There are two major types of lung cancer non-small cell and small cell. Non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) comes from epithelial cells (lining of lung) and is the most common type. Small cell lung cancer begins in the nerve cells or hormone-producing cells of the lung. The term small cell refers to the size and shape of the cancer cells as seen under a microscope. It is important for doctors to distinguish NSCLC from small cell lung cancer because the two types of cancer are usually treated in different ways. The cause of this cancer is smoking. The cumulative lung cancer risk among heavy smokers may be as high as 30 percent, compared with a lifetime risk of lung cancer of 1 percent or less in never smokers. After completely quitting smoking for 15 years, risk of lung cancer decreases by 80 percent to 90 percent compared to current smokers. It never becomes as low as never smokers. Small cell lung cancer is more aggressive and is usually not treated with surgery. It is treated with chemotherapy and radiation therapy. This responds well to the treatment, and almost 90 percent or more respond to the treatment. Chemotherapy is the use of drugs to kill cancer cells, usually by stopping the cancer cells ability to grow and divide. Systemic chemotherapy is delivered through the bloodstream to reach cancer cells throughout the body. It is administered in my office as an outpatient procedure. Mr. Smith will receive chemotherapy three days in a row every three weeks. He will also need radiation therapy. With modern advances, chemotherapy has become a lot safer and the side effects have reduced significantly. The dreaded side effects of significant nausea and vomiting are much less common and hair loss is also temporary and reversible. He stands good chance of cure. Sometimes serendipitous findings save lives. Dr. Sunil Gandhi is a hematologist and oncologist. He is the volunteer medical adviser of the Citrus Unit of American Cancer Society. Write to 521 N. Lecanto Highway, Lecanto, FL 34461, email sgandhi@t ampabay.rr.com or call 352-7460707. Dr. Sunil GandhiCANCER & BLOOD DISEASE How to talk to your doctor The oldest skill in the world talking to one another is easily the most important factor at a doctor visit. Conversation and communication is the lionshare of what a successful doctors office visit is about. Miscommunication puts patients at greater risk of becoming misdiagnosed, mistreated and possibly victims of preventable medical errors. Most patients are knowledgeable and assertive and empowered by the internet. They can research almost any malady on line but there are a lot of choices and options and they still need doctors to guide them and doctors need the most accurate information possible. In the olden days, doctors did very little other than diagnose disorders so that patients could confirm what was wrong with them and make plans accordingly. Now, there are so many treatment options available, it can be rather daunting, and so communicating is even more important than ever. As we all know, communicating is a two-way street. So, success and blame can be on both the patients and the doctors side. When you go to a doctors office visit, think ahead about what you are going to say and what type of questions you have, particularly if you already have a diagnosis and have done some research. If you are familiar with the doctor or have a friend or family member who is acquainted with the doctor, some basic pleasantries are okay, but make sure you do not waste your appointment time going on about those items. Express to the doctor in clearest terminology your biggest concerns and do not hold back and wait until the doctor is walking out the door to say, Oh, by the way, I got one last question. If it is important, get it out there. Ask your doctor to help you understand what is going on and what needs to be done. Even if you have been on the Internet and feel you know everything about your disease process because you have it for so many years, try to keep an open mind. And, ultimately, if you do not like what he or she says to you, you can always get a second opinion. Sometimes doctors can get technical and even if you both speak english, there can be language barriers and things can get lost in translation. So, do not hesitate to ask for something to be repeated so you can better understand a diagnosis and/or treatment plan. If you are timid, shy or unsure, you can take notes, Bring a family member or a friend with you. Two heads are always better than one. Also, be mindful that office visits are limited and if you have further questions, a second appointment or communication by phone, letter or email if appropriate might be helpful to answer any remaining issues. Try to avoid anxiety, confusion and fear by being proactive. Ask questions. Be familiar with your patient rights. Bring an advocate with you during any visits and/or decision-making and make lists of questions you want to ask the doctor. Make a list of all your medications so if any new medications are being prescribed, there is no confusion. And, lastly, see if the doctor has pictures and/or brochures or materials that are pertinent to your diagnosis and treatment that you might be able to review so you can understand realistic goals for your problem, do not forget online sources. Just make sure you confirm this with your physician that they are portraying accurate information. You time and the doctors time is very precious, so make the best of it and get the most out of it.Denis Grillo, D.O., FOCOO, is an ear, nose and throat specialist in Crystal River. Call him at 352-7950011 or visit CrystalCommunity ENT.com. Dr. Denis GrilloEAR, NOSE & THROAT NOTESContinued from Page C3 MONTHLY SUPPORT GROUPS SPRING HILL Leukemia/Lymphoma Support Group 5 to 6:30p.m. the fourth Tuesday monthly at the Florida Cancer Institute-New Hopes Spring Hill Center, 10441 Quality Drive, Suite203 in the Medical Arts Building next to Spring Hill Hospital. Call Jeff Haight, R.N., group facilitator, at 352-688-7744. Caregivers Support and Information meeting, noon the fourth Tuesday monthly at St. Timothy Lutheran Church, 1070 N. Suncoast Blvd., Crystal River. Call Gail Sirak at 352-795-1618 or Charlotte Downing at 352-4227044 for directions/information. OCALA Ocala Health Stroke Support Group meets 9:30 to 11:30a.m. the fourth Tuesday monthly at the Senior Wellness Community Center (9850 S.W. 84th Court, Suite 500, Ocala). Call 800-530-1188 to register. Alzheimers caregiver support group, 3 p.m. fourth Tuesday monthly at Crystal Gem Manor, 10845 W. Gem St., Crystal River, facilitated by Debbie OLeary, a group leader trained by the Alzheimers Family Organization. Call 352-794-7601. Respite care available. Alzheimers caregiver support group, 2 p.m. the last Thursday monthly at Highland Terrace ALF, 700 Medical Court E., Inverness, facilitated by Debbie OLeary, a group leader trained by the Alzheimers Family Organization. Call 352-860-2525. Respite care available. Alzheimers caregiver support group by Alzheimers Family Organization, 2p.m. the fourth Wednesday monthly at Sugarmill Manor, 8985 S. Suncoast Blvd., Homosassa. Call Bevin Brayton at 352-302-9066. PINELLAS PARK Connections fireside-discussion-style support group for cancer patients, 7p.m. the last Thursday monthly, WellSpring Oncology, 6600 66th St. N., Pinellas Park, 727-343-0600; www. wellspringoncology.org. Families Against Multiple Sclerosis Support Group, 11a.m. the first Saturday monthly at First Baptist Church of Hernando, 3790 E. Parsons Point Road, for families, friends and anyone affected by MS. Call Shana at 352-637-2030 or 352-422-2123. BROOKSVILLE Man to Man prostate cancer support group, 6 to 7p.m. the first Monday monthly at the Florida Cancer Institute-New Hopes Brooksville Center, 7154 Medical Center Drive. Call Mary Capo at 352-596-1926. Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Support Group 10a.m. to noon the first Monday monthly at the Citrus County Resource Center, 2804 W. Marc Knighton Court in Lecanto. Pam Hall from Kids Central Inc. will facilitate the meeting. Call Pam at 352-387-3540. OCALA The Alzheimers and Memory Disorders support group of Ocala, 3 to 5p.m. the first Monday monthly at the Medical Office Building at West Marion Community Hospital, 4600 S.W. 46th Court, second-floor Community Room. Call 352-401-1453. RBOI has begun a monthly survivor group with inspirational guests and strength based topics. Any cancer survivors and family are welcome to attend. There is no cost to attend. For information, email Tommie Brown at email@example.com or call Wendy Hall, LCSW, at 352-527-0106. WEEKLY SUPPORT GROUPS R.I. Discovery (Recovery International) Abraham Low, M.D., self-help systems for mental health depression, obsession, stress, fears, anger. Meetings are 2 to 4p.m. Tuesdays at Crystal River United Methodist Church, 4801 N. Citrus Ave. Call Jackie, 352563-5182. Together We Grow Nar-Anon Family Group 6:45p.m. Wednesdays at Dunnellon Presbyterian Church, 20641 Chestnut St., Room204 in office building, use right-side entrance across from the Memorial Garden; Nar-Anon is for family and friends of addicts. Find a free local support group in your area: call 888947-8885 or go to www.NARANONFL.org. Recovery from Food Addiction 7 p.m. Thursdays at St. Annes Church, 9870 W. Fort Island Trail, Crystal River, in the parish hall library. Call Peg at 410-903-7740. Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous (FA) is a free 12-step recovery program for anyone suffering from food obsession, overeating, undereating or bulimia. For details or a list of meetings, call 352-270-8534 or visit www.foodaddicts.org. 7 to 8:30p.m. Sundays at Queen of Peace Catholic Church Main Hall, 6455 S.W. State Road 200, Ocala. Bereavement Group, 1:30 to 3p.m. Thursdays in the back hall, St. Thomas Church, off U.S.19 south of Cardinal Street. Group is composed of men and women who are experiencing grief and are convinced Life can be good again. Open to all. Come or call Anne at 352220-1959. Al-Anon groups meet regularly in Citrus County. Call 352-697-0497. Inverness AFG: 8p.m. Mondays, Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church, 550 S. U.S.41. 6 p.m. Mondays at Club Recovery, corner of County Road 486 and Anvil Terrace, Hernando. Crystal River AFG: 8p.m. Tuesdays, St. Benedict Catholic Church, 455 S. Suncoast Blvd. Lecanto AFG: 8p.m. Thursdays, Unity Church of Citrus County, 2628 W. Woodview Lane, Lecanto.
COMMUNITYCITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLETUESDAY, JANUARY28, 2014 C5 Pine Ridge Association to fill three vacanciesThe Pine Ridge Association will take nominations through Friday to fill three vacancies on the Board of Directors for April. Applications and resume format are available at the Pine Ridge office. The deadline to submit a resume and application is 4:30 p.m. Friday. For more information, call the Pine Ridge Property office at 352746-0899.Historical society plans annual meetingThe Citrus County Historical Society will hold its annual meeting Friday in the courtroom of the Historic Citrus County Courthouse. A luncheon will begin at 11:30 a.m. The meeting will begin at 12:30 p.m. with the election and installation of officers and directors by Angela Vick, county clerk of courts and comptroller. The annual awards will be presented after the installation. The meeting is open to all society members who will vote for the officers and directors. There is no charge to attend. For those wanting to have lunch, the cost is $10 a person and is catered by Joes Deli and will feature either meat or vegetable lasagna. Reservations are encouraged for the luncheon at 352-341-6427.Legion post invites all to come jam FridayEveryone is welcome to join the American Legion Allen Rawls Post 77 at a jam from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday with Nashville artist John Thomas and the Ramblin Fever Band. Entertainers, those who enjoy playing instruments or singing, and those who want to just enjoy the music are welcome. Cost is $5 at the door; food and soft drinks are available for a donation. The post is at 4375 Little Al Point in Inverness. For more information, call 352-476-2134, 352476-7001 or 352-726-0444.American Irish Club to stage Cooney showBack in Citrus County by popular demand, the American Irish Club will present Andy Cooney in Cooneys Irish Cabaret at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 8, at the Curtis Peterson Auditorium in Lecanto. Andy Cooney has taken the Irish-American music scene by storm. He was christened by theNew York Timesas Irish Americas Favorite Son. Cooney is also one of The New York Tenors. Rounding out the afternoon of entertainment will be Irish comedian Noel Ginnity, the Darrah Carr Dancers and Bugs Moran and the Guinness Irish Band. Doors open at 1:30 p.m. All seats are reserved and admission is $22. Tickets can be purchased at the American Irish club from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and on the second and fourth Sundays of the month from 9 to 11 a.m. Or, call Joyce at 352860-1292. The club is on County Road 490 (Homosassa Trail).Sponsors sought for spelling contestThe Rotary Club of Central Citrus is seeking sponsors for its 2014 Central Citrus Spell-ARama. Teams of teachers from the following 11 elementary schools Floral City, Citrus Springs, Crystal River, Central Ridge, Inverness, Lecanto, Pleasant Grove, Hernando, Forest Ridge, Homosassa and Rock Crusher will compete for the spelling trophy with students, parents and faculty cheering them on. Levels of sponsorship range from gift donations for door prizes to cash donations. Call Karen at 352-560-0019. Proceeds will go toward scholarships for graduating seniors. The event is 6 p.m. Thursday at Curtis Peterson Auditorium in Lecanto. Doors open at 5 p.m. Admission is free. Food will be sold for dinner. Crystal Oaks group plans fundraiserCrystal Oaks Civic Association will have a community garage sale and fundraiser from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 1, at the clubhouse, 4858 Crystal Oaks Drive. There will be coffee and doughnuts on sale at clubhouse. Sit and relax, look at items on sale, then navigate other streets toward Rock Crusher Canyon for many more garage sales. For more information, call Hedda at 352-527-8144. NEWS NOTES Special to the ChronicleTickets are now on sale for the Key Training Centers 16th annual Hats Off to Spring Fashion Show and Tea Sunday, Feb. 9, from 2 to 4 p.m. Guests will be tipping their hats to welcome the spring fashions presented by The Cotton Club modeled by community celebrities: Anne Black, Pat Damato, Barbara Donohoe, Dianna Finnegan, Susan Gill, Fran Miller, Anne Pope and Kim Ulseth. There will also be the parade of fashions from the Key Thrift Stores modeled by Key clients. The setting will be an afternoon tea at the Chet Cole Life Enrichment Center, 5521 W. Buster Whitton Way, Lecanto. All guests are asked to wear their favorite hat, worthy of winning one of the special prizes to be presented for Most Beautiful Hat, Most Ingenious Hat and the I Cant Believe You Have That on Your Head hat. Refreshments will be provided by Dessert Table sponsors local organizations that are contributing cookies, cakes, pies and candies to put on display, along with a coffee and tea bar offering a wide variety of flavored beverages. There will also be a silent auction offering unique items for bid, including artwork, jewelry, interior design selections, appliances, and collectibles. Labels will host an Accessories Boutique showcasing a variety of purses, shoes, jewelry and scarves. Tickets are $30, or $25 for those wearing a hat. There will be a buffet of hats that can be rented for those who arrive topless. All proceeds support the Key Training Center. For more information or ticket purchase, call 352-795-5541, ext. 311. Hats Off to Fashion Get tickets now for 16th annual Key Center fundraiser show, tea Celebrating special Knights Special to the ChronicleTo reach out to the people of God, to show Gods love. That is what motivates the Knights of Columbus Council 6168 Family of the Month for November to become involved in a wide array of good work and involvement in the community. Les and Toni Colclasure were named Novembers Family of the Month by Vince Wojteczko, the councils family director; he said both are impeccable dressers and are wonderful examples to all of us on how to dress to honor the Lord when going to Mass. Both worship with the Our Lady of Grace charismatic community in Beverly Hills, are extraordinary ministers of the Eucharist, and serve in the healing ministry and ministry to homeless people in central Citrus County. Les also is a reader at Our Lady of Grace Church and floorman on a Wednesday bingo team, in addition to serving the council as its chancellor. Toni is the secretary on the parish liturgy committee and corresponding secretary for the Council 6168 Ladies Auxiliary. They came to Beverly Hills in 2011 from Springfield, Ill., via East Norriton, Pa., where they took time to care for a parent. Les is an accountant and worked for the State of Illinois. Toni served as a secretary in various offices of the Diocese of Springfield, and before retiring, in the chancellors office. Drafted in 1963, Les served two years in the Army, much of it handling classified documents in Fontainebleau near Paris. Toni volunteered at the Valley Forge Army Hospital in 1967 and 1968, where she cared for wounded soldiers returning from Vietnam. Very depressing, she said, because they were so young and injured, with many having lost arms and legs. Les and Toni have been married for 23 years; they have three children and seven grandchildren. Special to the ChronicleLes and Toni Colclasure were named Novembers Family of the Month by Council 6168 Knights of Columbus. Colclasure family honored by council Special to the ChronicleMatt Palmorino, a lifelong union electrician who helped collect money for intellectually handicapped before he even joined the Knights of Columbus, was tapped as Knights of Columbus Council 6168 November Knight of the Month. He joined the Knights on Aug. 20, after being encouraged to join by his neighbor in Pine Ridge Estates, Jose Gutierrez. Shortly after receiving the plaque designating him Knight of the Month, members at the same meeting elected him to the AFS (Abbot Francis Sadlier) Corp. board where he will help oversee and maintain property and buildings owned by Council 6168. An electrician since graduating from high school in 1961, Palmorino earned his spurs during six months at a Montreal trade school, compliments of the government of Canada. After graduating and receiving his license, as required in Canada, the school sent him to a union hall for a job and life as an electrician. He and his wife, Rocio, a native of Bogota, Columbia, moved to Pine Ridge from St. Peters, Mo., where he spent 12 years after moving there from New York. He was born in Montreal. He has two daughters in Canada, and Rocio last month was in London, where her daughter just gave birth to a granddaughter. Initially, he didnt know much about the Knights, but he joined because he wanted to help in the community. He is full of ideas: he has already improved the lighting system in the council hall and recently began work on improving the security lighting and camera systems. Knights of Columbus bingo director Bill Slade keeps Palmorinos phone number in his pocket, and Palmorino is a regular member of Rudy Langis Friday bingo team A. Matt Palmorino tapped as November Knight of the Month for 6168 Special to the ChronicleMatt Palmorino, right, receives the Knights of Columbus Council 6168 November Knight of the Month plaque from Grand Knight Dominic Bonanno. NEWS NOTES Fishing Club plans annual Casino NightThe Beverly Hills Fishing Club will have its sixth annual Casino Night at 5 p.m. Saturday at the VFW, 10087 Vet Lane in Beverly Hills. Dinner will be served at 6 p.m. and games will follow dinner. Tickets are $12 and include a dinner of pasta, sauce with meatballs, bread, salad, beverage and dessert. This event is open to the public. For more information, call 352-527-3738 or 352-527-8409.Shriners to host Melha picnicThe Citrus Shrine Club will host the third annual picnic for friends, family and members of the Melha Temple of Massachusetts at 2 p.m. Saturday at Citrus Shrine Club, 468 Woodlake Ave., Inverness. Hot, fresh-off-the-grill barbecued chicken with all the trimmings will be served. Shriners, Masons and friends are welcome. Donation is $12 per person. For more information, call Marcy or Cliff at 352-419-7088 or Malcolm at 413-775-2555.Cut a rug at Legion posts Sock HopA 1950s and s Sock Hop will be sponsored by 40&8 Voiture 1219 Saturday at American Legion Post 155, Crystal River. Doors open at 3 p.m. Advance ticket sales at the bar of Post 155 are $10. Tickets at the door are $12.50. Seating is limited. Net proceeds of ticket sales will be donated to American Legion Post 155. Dinner will be served from 5 to 6 p.m. Menu includes Yankee pot roast, potatoes, carrots, dessert, coffee and tea. Entertainment from 6 to 9 p.m. will be provided by Charlie De, who performed with The Four Seasons, Frankie Lyman and the Teenagers, The Duprees and performed in many well-known nightclubs from New York to Las Vegas. There will be a Silver Dollar Table from 4 to 5 p.m., a hula hoop contest, twist contest, limbo contest, best-dressed s attire, best decorated socks, The Stroll and more. For more information, call Steve Mikulas at 352-503-5325.Homosassa Lions plan yard saleThe Homosassa Lions Club will host a yard sale starting at 8 a.m. Saturday at its clubhouse on Homosassa Trail, across from Fire Station Park. Proceeds help fund the clubs charitable work with homeless and residents in need. The club accepts donated books, clothes, shoes, coats, blankets and eyeglasses.Dunnellon club getting souped upThe Womans Club of Dunnellon will have its annual Soup-a-thon at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 1, at its clubhouse at 11756 Cedar St., Dunnellon. The Dunnellons Historic district First Saturday market is on the same day. Plan to come on down and visit the shops and then join in for all the soup, bread, coffee or tea you can eat for $5. Dessert and drinks will be extra. There also will be a bake sale and takeouts are available. All proceeds go to charities in the local area. Call Holly at 352-465-8308.
Citrus Community Concert Choirs Holiday of Music Extravaganza was a delightful way to spend an afternoon. Directed by Jacki Scott with Sally Smith, accompanist, the concert included holiday song favorites and selections from Handels famous Messiah. St. Timothy Lutheran Church in Crystal River and Faith Lutheran Church in Lecanto hosted the two concerts. The extravaganza opened with A Jolly Merry Christmas by John Leavitt, and childhood memories flowed as we heard Up On the Rooftop. Carol of the Star followed, composed by Donald Moore. Guest accompanist Valerie Wehrenberg joined accompanist Smith for the fourhand piano piece Peter Go Ring Them Bells, arrangement by Mark Hayes. The highlight of the concert was the presentation of Psallite, by Michael Praetorius and with the arrangement by Russell Robinson. Praetorius, well known for his book on sacred and secular music practices, the Syntagma Musicum, published in 1619, was organist and court musician for the Duke of Brunswick. With both Latin and German text, Psallite can be sung any time of the year, although it has a Christmas theme. Not having been translated into English, in order for the original flavor to be experienced, the phonetic pronunciations were printed in our program book for us. Look Lovingly on the Child followed, speaking to us of the serene simplicity of rejoicing about the happy day of His birth. A spirited rendition, in the round, of Ronald Kauffmans arrangement of Ukrainian Bell Carol was a resounding favorite of the audience. A flawless solo by director Scott of Silent Night, with the arrangement of Rhonda L. Polay, was thoroughly enjoyed by Scotts many fans. A charming medley of holiday favorites including Sleigh Ride, The Little Drummer Boy and Its Christmas Again, concluded the first section of the concert. The second section opened with Gesu Bambino, by Frederick Martens and Pietro A. Yon, featuring soloists Shirley Perragaux and scholarship recipient Kathleen Dobran. From Carols for Choirs, we thrilled to the classic In the Bleak Mid Winter, Coventry Carol, The Twelve Days of Christmas, and The Holly and the Ivy, featuring soloists Beth Evans, Larry Jamieson and Pat Wolff. The third section of the concert was selections from Messiah by G.F. Handel, a tradition with the choir since its inception. The selections included For Unto Us a Child is Born. Recitative renderings were given by Hugh Phillips and Shirley Perragaux for There Were Shepherds Abiding in the Field, And the Angel Said Unto Them and Suddenly There Was With the Angel and Glory to God by the chorus. A soprano air, Rejoice Greatly, O Daughter Zion, was performed by Sue Mast. The concert magnificently concluded with a standing ovation as we joined in the incomparable Hallelujah Chorus. Thanks once more for the joys we receive attending the Citrus Community Concert Choirs concerts. Since 2003, the choir has awarded scholarships to deserving students studying in the field of music at the college level. The choir rehearses weekly at Faith Lutheran Church and welcomes new voices. Rehearsals are at 7 p.m. Tuesdays. Audition arrangements can be made by calling 352-212-1746. Scott and her board of directors continue to plan concerts spanning classical, Broadway, folk, jazz and pop stylings. The nonprofit organization provides opportunities for volunteers to help out with administrative tasks like updating email contacts, phone calls, email announcements of schedules, ushering and ticket sales at the concerts. To volunteer, email Sheila Sumaylo at firstname.lastname@example.org.Ruth Levins participates in a variety of projects around the community. Let her know about your groups upcoming activities by writing to P.O. Box 803, Crystal River, FL 34423. Submit information at least two weeks before the e vent. Multiple publications cannot be guaranteed. Submit material at Chronicle of fices in Inverness or Crystal River; by fax at 352-563-3280; or email to email@example.com. Notes tend to run one week prior to the date of an e vent. Publication on a special day cant be guaranteed. Pine Ridge Wildlife Club to meet todayThe Wildlife Club of Pine Ridge invites all Pine Ridge residents and their guests to the next monthly meeting of the Wildlife Club at 7 p.m. today at the Pine Ridge Community Center, 5690 W. Pine Ridge Blvd. Guest speaker will be Kelsey Jennings, staff biologist of the Save the Manatee Club, who will be speaking about manatees and their habitat. Many free wildlife handouts will be available and refreshments will be served. The scheduled February monthly Wildlife Club meeting will be on Tuesday, Feb. 24. For more information, contact club president Brenda L. Roberts at 352-746-2384 or blr768@ tampabay.rr.com. New driving class on tap in InglisAARP will offer the new oneday Smart Driver Class beginning at 9 a.m. Wednesday at Village Pines Campground, 8053 S.E. 140th Lane, Inglis. This is a completely new sixhour class. Refresh driving skills and learn new rules of the road. Learn research-based driving strategies for safety. There are no tests to pass. An automobile insurance discount is available for seniors age 55 and older. Participants should bring a sack lunch. Registration is required by calling Linda at 352493-1742.Legion post to serve seafood WednesdayA seafood platter dinner will be served from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at American Legion Post 155, 6585 W. Gulf-to-Lake Highway, Crystal River. Menu includes shrimp, clam strips, fish, French fries, coleslaw, hushpuppies, dessert, coffee and iced tea for $8. The dinner is open to the public and is served in a smoke-free dining hall. Proceeds will benefit the programs of the 40&8. For more information, call 352-795-6526.Sugarmill women to do Trivia Night at ElksJoin the Women of Sugarmill Woods as they present Trivia Night at 5:30 p.m. Friday at the West Citrus Elks Lodge on Grover Cleveland Boulevard in Homosassa. Guests will enjoy an evening of trivia while helping support more students through the clubs scholarship and education program. Hors doeuvres, cocktails (cash bar) and desserts will be served. Tickets are $14 and can be purchased by calling Pat OBrien at 352-382-5571 or Dianne Weller at 352-382-3992. COMMUNITYPage C6TUESDAY, JANUARY 28, 2014 CITRUSCOUNTYCHRONICLE Precious PawsADOPTABLE All dressed up Special to the ChronicleBlack and white or tuxedo, Precious Paws Rescue has several young adult cats that fit the description. Each is unique, one or two are a little more independent and would like an adult home environment and the others just want to be a part of a family of their own. Kittens and cats are available for adoption at the Pet Supermarket on State Road 44 in Inverness during regular store hours. The Crystal River Mall adoption center is open noon to 4 p.m. Thursday through Sunday and the Floral City adoption center at 7360 S. Florida Ave. is open 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. For more information, call 352-726-4700 or visit www. preciouspawsflorida.com. Ruth LevinsAROUND THE COMMUNITY NEWS NOTES Choir presents rousing holiday performance Pet AngelsThe fourth annual Pet Angels drive to help Home at Last and Precious Paws Rescue, both local pet rescue organizations, ended Dec. 30. Thanks to the support of community pet lovers, publicity from the Citrus County Chronicle and WYKE, donations topped $700 and two van loads of pet supplies. All donations will be used to help both organizations with their mission to foster and re-home rescued cats and dogs. Collection sites were provided by Cypress Village Property Owners Association, Goin Postal, Oak Village Property Owners Association, Pawfection Ranch, Crystal River Mall, Midway Animal Hospital and Plantation Animal Clinic.Special to the Chronicle Special to the ChronicleCoalition to host The Anti-Drug Coalition of Citrus County will host the fourth annual Partners with a Heart recognition banquet for those providers, agencies and individuals who contribute to the intervention, prevention and services for substance abuse. This years event will be held Friday, Feb. 7, at Tuscany on the Meadows, 350 E. Norvell Bryant Highway, Hernando. The special event, to begin at 6:30 p.m., will include a meal, entertainment and recognition. The banquet will begin at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $25. Tables of eight are available for $175. Checks can be made payable to AntiDrug Coalition of Citrus County (ADC) and mailed to: Anti-Drug Coalition of Citrus County Inc., 212 W. Main St., Inverness FL 34450 (Inverness Government Center). Deadline for ordering tickets is Friday. For more information, call 352-601-6619 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Partners with a Heart Anti-Drug Coalition of Citrus County will host fourth annual banquet Caregiver of the MonthHome Instead Senior Care of Lecanto announced Teresa Bartlett as Caregiver of the Month for December 2013. Bartletts desire to help her clients in whatever way she can, always with a smile and upbeat attitude, has been evident through positive comments and feedback from her clients. Her dedication to their well-being and comfort, as well as her commitment to her position, has gained their respect. Pictured are Bartlett, left, and Claudette Lansberry, service manager for Home Instead Senior Care. Special to the Chronicle
TUESDAY, JANUARY28, 2014 C7CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLEENTERTAINMENT PHILLIPALDER Newspaper Enterprise Assn.Alfred North Whitehead, an English mathematician and philosopher who died in 1947, said, It requires a very unusual mind to make an analysis of the obvious. What some people see as obvious, others find unusual. Take, for example, todays deal. Look at the North hand. Your partner opens one heart, you respond one no-trump, and he rebids two clubs. What would you do now? It looks obvious to raise to three clubs, gameinvitational. But you would do that with a weaker hand. For example, take two of the low clubs and make them low diamonds. You would still raise to three clubs. This hand, though, is more powerful. In fact, if you had had king-queen-jack-sixth of clubs and the diamond king, you probably would have responded two clubs, not one no-trump, planning to rebid three clubs. How can you show a very good three-club raise? By rebidding two spades. This cannot be natural, because you would have responded one spade, not one no-trump, with length in that suit. And it says nothing about your holding in spades. (The same call can be used if opener rebids two diamonds and you have excellent support for that suit.) In this instance, South, with those wonderful aces, should continue with three spades to describe his distribution, and leave three notrump as an option should North have strong diamonds. Here, North would probably bid four clubs and South would raise to game. As you can see, five clubs needs either the heart finesse or the club finesse to work. But three no-trump has no chance with the club finesse failing. 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PG-13 MotherRules Dear Annie: Im 46 years old, college educated, with no children. I recently celebrated my 20th wedding anniversary. Its not what I would call a good marriage. My husband occasionally has fits of anger and has been verbally abusive. More than eight years ago, I had a miscarriage. My husband wanted to keep trying. He repeatedly has said that he cant imagine a life without children. I told him that having children is not going to happen, and that if he wants a divorce over this, I wont fight him. He is welcome to find someone else to have children with. What I did not tell him is that soon after the miscarriage, I started taking birth control pills and continue to do so. I feel guilty that I might have misled him in that he may think there is a chance for children, although I would hope that at my age he would be past that. My question is: Should I tell him about the birth control? Im not sure what it would accomplish. Im afraid of his reaction to finding out, and divorce terrifies me. Torn Between What Is Right and What Is Safe Dear Torn: Regardless of what you may have told your husband eight years ago, if you allowed him to have the impression that you were willing to get pregnant again, then obviously, you have been dishonest. This was grossly unfair to him. But you cannot undo the past, and with your husbands anger issues, we can understand why there seems no point in telling him now. But a marriage that isnt good to begin with is not likely to get better without professional assistance. Decide whether divorce terrifies you so much that you are willing to live like this for another 40 years. Dear Annie: My husbands sister chooses not to take turns hosting family get-togethers. She has a beautiful home, but claims she does not have any social living space. She lives next door to her parents, so either they host, or we do it at our home. Her parents even host her childrens birthday parties. She just gets to show up. There is a lot of time, energy, planning, preparation and cost associated with having everyone over, and I feel she should reciprocate. However, my husband and in-laws do not see this as a problem. Am I asking too much? Olympia, Wash. Dear Olympia: You are right that your sister-in-law should reciprocate, but it doesnt matter. She isnt going to do it. Your choice is simply which get-togethers you host and which belong to your inlaws. If you remove your sister-in-law from the hosting equation, you will be less resentful. You can cut back on the number of times you do this or ask your sister-in-law to reciprocate by cooking a dish or bringing the appetizers, but you cannot force her to open her home. Dear Annie: I want to thank Still Suffering for the gutwrenching letter she wrote about being abused by her uncle. Any of us who have lived for years with the feelings of guilt and shame caused by being molested by a relative could have written that letter. When I was 10, I was molested by my older brother for several years. I am now in my 70s and have never fully recovered from the damage it caused. For years, I kept my filthy little secret. Last year, my brother died, and I did not go to his memorial service. Since then, I have told several family members. None of them was surprised, and all were supportive of me. Although I am overwhelmed with the love and support, I will take this scar to my grave. I hope that others who are victims of molesters will seek help and speak up early and not wait for the pervert to be out of their lives forever. Feeling Better NowAnnies Mailbox is written by Kathy Mitchell and Marcy Sugar, longtime editors of the Ann Landers column. Please email your questions to email@example.com, or write to: Annies Mailbox, Creators Syndicate, 737 3rd Street, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254. To find out more about Annies Mailbox and read features by other Creators Syndicate writers and cartoonists, visit www.creators.com. 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(352) 726-7106 CREMATION NICHES Two side-by-side niches w/memorials in beautiful Fero Memorial Gardens, Beverly Hills. Price for both from cemetery: $2,500-will sell for $2,000. 352-327-2487. DOG CAGE LARGE $50 352-465-7981 DOG CRATE Folding, 16w, 22L,17h $25; Kennel Cab 13w, 21L 14H $15 (352) 465-9395 DOUBLEWIDE CAR PORT, good canvas top, $100. (765) 748-7187 ELECTRIC HEATERS Laska and Longhi Incredible Heat Machine both work well. $5 ea. 222 S Monroe/ BH 802-782-7185 ENTERTAINMENT CENTER [LT. OAK] glass door/shelves, storage. included 19 in. TV. $40. neg. 352-344-8212 Florida Jumbo Shrimp FRESH 15ct@ $5.00lb, Grouper @ $6.00lb Stonecrab @ $6.00lb delivered 352-897-5001 STANDALONE CLOSET White double door with 2 drawers in the bottom. $99 obo 352-621-0248 TABLES 2 end tables & coffee table. Lt color wood with gold trim $25/set. 222 S Monroe St/BH 802-782-7185 TWIN BED Barely used & clean. $60 obo 628-0139 TWIN MATTRESSAND BOX SPRING EXCELLENTCONDITION $100 634-2004 Waterbed, King Size very good condition w/support mattress & heater $200. obo 352-364-3601 AFFORDABLE Top Soil, Mulch, Stone Hauling & Tractor Work (352) 341-2019 RETAINING BLOCKS concrete (126) for landscaping..$95 352-249-7212 INVERNESS Estate Sale:January 26, 27, 28th 11:00AM to 3:00 PM. Household goods and furniture3255 E. Raccoon Court MENS COATDesigner Black Size 42 Like new $25 Call 352-726-0040 !!!!! P265/70 R17 !!!!! Nice tread! Only asking $70 for the pair!! (352) 857-9232 **** ST225/ 90 D16 **** Beautiful tread! Only asking $100 for the pair!! (352) 857-9232 ~~ P265/65 R18 ~~ Nice tread! Only asking $70 for the pair!! (352) 857-9232 6 DRAWER DRESSER W/ MIRROR Good Condition,Asking $35 352-422-6323 Craftmatic twin size Electric Bed. Great Condition $100 222 S Monroe, BH 802-782-7185 Desk Chair & Ottoman both brown leather and in excel. condition. Desk chair is high back w/ arms & adjustable height. Ottoman measures 40Wx24Dx18H and has hinged top for storage. $50 for chair and $40 for ottoman. Will email photos. 352-746-1644. Dining table. Oblong 56x38 w/4 brown, caned back, cush chairs. $150 222 S Monroe/ BH 802-782-7185 ELEGANTCHAISE LOUNGE Solid wine color, very comfy, very good shape $65 352-897-4154 Glass Lamps 2 porcelain with flower design$10; 2 clr glass w /blue shades $10. 222 S Monroe, BH 802-782-7185 Leather Couch dual recliner sofa by Flexsteel, exc. cond. $295.(352) 746-5789 LEATHER SOFA, brown, exc. cond., $200. Brown leather recliner, fair cond., $75. (740) 339-3433 OAK DESK -KIDS HEIGHT2 x 4 foot Top, Blonde Oak, 2 Drawers plus Book Shelf $100 341-0450 RECLINERS 1-lite tan material with ivory leatr trim $25; 1 blue cloth $25. 222 S Monroe St/BH 802-782-7185 SLEEPER SOFA Queen mattress. Off white floral. Nice condition. 78 x 36 x 32 tall. $75 !! 527-1239 SOFABrown & Green Plaid $100. (352) 513-4621 SOFA/FOYERTABLE BEAUTIFULDARK CHERRYSolid Wood table L-NEW, beveled glass/top, B/shelf, $185 (Cost$450) (352)249-7212 JVC DVD PLAYER + VCR COMBO UNIT Nice, Used few hours Mom doesnt need. In box. $60 341-0450 SYLVANIATV Good condition, black colored, 27 inches, remote included, $5 off, $25 (352)465-1616 DESKTOPCOMPUTER Compaq w 19 flat monitor. Vista OS.$75.00. 352-560-0046 HPDESKTOPPC a1430n Dual core 2GHz CPU 1GB RAM 250GB No Ethernet Clean $65 341-0450 4AMERICAN COLONIALARMCHAIRS dark pine, very high quality & comfy $65/all 352-897-4154 BEDAND MATTRESS Guest Q mattress and boxsprg, drk headbrd, adj metal frame, K spread, sham and shirt. $350 352.419.7376 Bedroom Set solid wood, twin size bed w/ box spring, headboard, 5 dresser drawer, 2 end table w/ 2 drawers, 2 yrs. old Asking $350. (352) 746-9539 BRAND NEW Queen Size Pillow Top Mattress Set $150. Still in Original Plastic. (352) 484-4772 China Cabinet 44L x 78h, blond washed wood w/ 2 drawers & 2 doors $150; 222 S Monroe BH 802-782-7185 COMFORTS OF HOME USED FURNITURE comfort sofhomeused furniture.com, 352-795-0121 Couch 12 ft, can split in center, neutral color 222 S Monroe, BH 802-782-7185 COUCH Sleeper sofa. Full size Neutral colors $10 222 S Monroe St/BH 802-782-7185
TUESDAY,JANUARY28,2014C 11 CITRUS COUNTY (FL) CHRONICLE CLASSIFIEDS 000GWRI 0 0 0 8 X G Z For more information on how to reach Citrus County readers call 352-563-5592. CRYSTAL RIVERFully Furnished Studio Efficiency w/ equipped kit. All util., cable, Internet, & cleaning provided. $599.mo 352-586-1813 HERNANDOAffordable Rentals Watsons Fish Camp (352) 726-2225 BEVERLYHILLS2/1, Fl. Rm. Scrn por. $600. 352-464-2514 INVERNESS3/2/2, Highlands, Close to Downtown Immaculate, No Pets, (352) 400-5723 INVERNESSHighlands, 3/2/2 $700 mo + dep. (352) 422-6978 INVERNESSLake Tsala Gardens comp. renovated 3/2/1 scn porch, fenced yard, city water $850. 352-726-7212 HERNANDOAffordable Rentals Watsons Fish Camp (352) 726-2225 OLD HOMOSASSAVery Nice 1/1 unfurn, no pets/smoking $550/mo, LT lease water/garbage incld. 941-730-2359 INVERNESS1st floor 2/1 with patio in quiet area. $525/mo + $525 Sec; 2/2 large screened patio. Beautiful lg apt completely tiled on cul-de-sac. $600/mo + sec. 352-344-0238 CRYSTALRIVER** NICE** Secret Harbour Apts. Newly remodeled 2/1 $575 Unfurn. Incl Water,lawn, garbage, W/D hook-up. 352-257-2276 Retail/RestaurantFOR LEASE 3,200 SF. Kitchen ready, up to code, lrg. parking lot. 1305 Hwy 486 ** 352-584-9496/464-2514 CITRUS HILLSCottage unit, unfurn., 2/2 with carport. Membership included $650 mo. 352-302-3705 CRYSTALRIVER2/1, Duplex water, trash lawn, $475. mo.+ $300 sec. 352-212-9205, or (352) 212-7922 Government SubsidizedApts For Rent in InvernessAt the Washington SquareApts.Must meet eligibility requirements. Please Call 352-726-4397 TTY800-233-6694 Government SubsidizedApts For Rent in WildwoodAt the Wildwood CommonsApts.Must meet eligibility requirements. Please Call 352-748-0047 TTY800-233-6694 INVERNESS1/1 near CM Hospital $475 incld water/garb $950 moves you in 352-422-2393 MOBILE HOME LOTS Owner Financing. Has Well, Septic, Impact Fees already pd. Simply move your MH on! $0 Down Payment $135 per month. Call (352) 746-7990 Chassahowitzka2/2/1, $600. month Agent (352) 382-1000 FLORAL CITYLAKEFRONT 1 Bedrm. AC, Clean, No Pets (352) 344-1025 Government SubsidizedApts For Rent in Homosassa At the HomosassaCommonsApts.Must meet eligibility requirements. Please Call 352-628-6073 TTY800-233-6694 SHIH-TZU PUPS, AvailableRegistered Lots of Colors Males Starting @ $550. Beverly Hills, FL. (352) 270-8827 BRINGYOUR FISHING POLE! INVERNESS, FL55+ park on lake w/5 piers, clubhouse and much more! Rent incl. grass cutting and your water 1 bedroom, 1 bath @$395 Pets considered and section 8 is accepted. Call 800-747-4283 For Details! HERNANDORENT TO OWN, Very clean DW 3/2 New carpet, shed, fenced, $695.mo 352-419-1744 Palm Harbor Homes 2014 Models are here! $8,500 PreConstruction Savings John L yons @ 800 622 2832 ext 210 for det ails INVERNESS55+ park Enjoy the view! 2 bd, 1 bath Lot rent, car port, water, grass cutting included. Call 800-747-4283 for details 7677 West Chassahowitzka St. 2BD, 2BA, Mobile Detached Garage Scrn. porch, lease or Sale, call for details 877-499-8065 DOUBLEWIDE TRAILER 3BR, 3Bath, includes mother-in-law apt. roof over, sheet rock, on 3 lots, 2 sheds, waterfront $38,000 (217) 474-7727 FLORAL CITY 2BR/1BA 12x56 MH on 80x152 ft lot.$21,000. Furnished. Needs a little work. (352) 726-8873 HERNANDO16x70 MH 2/2 Split Plan Nice Porch, on 1 1/4 acres, must see inside, nice & Clean $42,000 (will consider reasonable cash offers) 352-465-7606 Homosassa 2br/2ba on approx 1 acre. New bathrooms, lg screened porch, dead end rd. $49,900. 352-302-1383 HOMOSASSALarge 3BR/2BADW,on large lot. New carpet, Freshly painted insde $3500 to move in RENT To OWN 3402 S Aberdeen Ter Tony Tubolina Brk Owner (727) 385-6330 LECANTO $42,500 3bd/2ba, acre, new c/h/a & carpet handi-cap ramp, nicely furn, move -in cond. (352) 621-3929 MUST SEE! Homosassa/ReadyTo Move In! 2006, 32x80, 4/2, Owner Financing. $86,900 obo 352-795-2377 Quiet area in Lake Panasoffkee3/2 Doublewideon corner lot acre mol, nice storage shed big oak tree off CR 429 Lake Panasoffkee Reduced to $54,995. SELLER FINANCING Call 352-726-4009 SW 2Br/2Ba in Crystal River with screened patio on more then ac land. Quite area near town. $22,500 Owner Finance possible 727-480-5512 *55+ Park in Lecanto* 2bd/2ba Fur nished Fireplace, Includes Washer/Dryer, $6,900. obo 352-634-3984 Floral City,DW, 2bd/1ba, lg deck, lg Family Rm, lg Shed, lot rent $183, Furniture Negotiable., $7500 352-726-3726 Hernando 55+ Comm 2BR/2BA. DW, 24X48, own lot, new carport. New AC, new stove & frig, inside wd hookup, wood floors, 2 screened porches, shed/ workshop, $55 mo. Association fee, heated pool & clubhouse, Cute! Must see! Must sell! $65,000 813-464-9858 Stonebrook 2Br/2Ba 1400 sq ft. Enclosed screened room with A/C, overlooks pond. Pantry, full equipped Kitchen, wood burning FP in living room. Den & DR furniture. Laundry room & W/D; Shed with sink & freezer. Partially furnished. Too many extras to list. $25,000 8323 W Charmaine Dr. Homasassa, Fl must see to appreciate 615-692-4045 WESTWIND VILLAGE 55+ Rent or Bu y $8,000 & Up Dble. Wd. Needs work $4,500. Mon Fri. 8:30 1 1 am Call for Appointment (352) 628-2090 I I I I I I I I Tell that special person Happy Birthday with a classified ad under Happy Notes. Only $28.50 includes a photo Call our Classified Dept for details352-563-5966 I I I I I I I I WANT TO BUY HOUSE or MOBILE Any Area, Condition or Situation Fred, 352-726-9369 Judith Lewis Celestial SpaWelcomes Veterans Announcing: Curbside service for the disabled and handicapped. Therapeutic massages, hot stones, salt scrubs, detox treatments and more. Visit us online atcelestial spa.com call us at (352)527-0077, Or visit us at 9 Regina Blvd. Beverly Hills fl. 34465 mm28221, ma60820 3 Dapple Dachshund Puppies, all female w/papers, pls call Sylvia (727) 235-2265 ASHERAsher, 6-y.o. Border Collie mix, neutered, HW-negative, housebrkn, wt. 59 lbs. Gentle, very friendly, gets along w/other dogs. Plays fetch w/tennis balls, doesnt care about cats. Fee $30, found as stray. Beautiful markings. Call Joanne @ 352-697-2682. BUNNIES & RABBITS FOR SALE All Colors $15 ea. 352-697-9187 DOLLYMeet Dolly, 6-y.o. Bulldog/terrier mix, wt 54 lbs., has had an unfortunate life, still one of the sweetest dogs ever. Shows signs of neglect, but amazingly is full of love for people, playful & very happy, craves affection and returns it, so deserving of a loving home. Sweet personality. Call Joanne @ 352-795-1288. EMMAEmma, 2-y.o. Lab/Pointer mix, very calm & gentle. Weight 48 lbs, heartworm-negative, vaccinated & microchipped. ID # 12506886. Fee $60, covers cost of spay, available @ Citrus County Animal Shelter. Appears housebrkn.Call 352-573-7821. LOST DOG Near Village Pines in Inglis. Tan, sheppard mix, 60 pounds. Wearing red harness. Named Rebel. May not come to you. Call Sonny Arnold at 352-447-5124 if spotted. Offering reward. Shih Poo Puppies, 2 males, 1 females Schnauzer Pups 8 wks Shih-TZu Pups Born Jan. 21, 352-795-5896 628-6188 Evenings TINYTiny is a gorgeous 2 yr old Staffordshire terrier mix, extremely obedient & intelligent, loving & affectionate, gets along with some dogs, all cats, and all people and children.Rides well in the car.Tiny is gorgeous-sure to turn heads by your side. Call Laci @352-212-8936
C12TUESDAY,JANUARY28,2014 CLASSIFIEDS CITRUSCOUNTY( FL ) CHRONICLE 000H5YR FLORALCITY1.33 acre.land survey & clear title.assessed at $23,800.power and homes in area. ASKING $8,500. 813-792-1355 GOLF COURSE LOT in Terra Vista on Red Sox Path. $47,500.Call Ray 352-638-0905 2.75 Acr e PIne Ridge Homesite $30k broker/owner. Priced below tax assessment Convenient location Horses allowed Call 352-527-2711 HERNANDO(Arbor Lakes 55+)Lot for sale $15,000 OBO. 781-864-1906 352-26-2821 ** BUY, SELL** & TRADE CLEAN USED BOATS THREE RIVERS MARINE US 19 Crystal River **352-563-5510** All Rivers Trailers Repacks per axel $50 Specialized in brakes, cross-members, bunks Call 352-464-2770 COLEMAN15 ft. Canoe 2 Kayaks $300 ea All for $800. (352) 613-8453 GANOE15ft., w/ 6 HP, Tohatsu 4 stroke engine, with boat lift, $2,500 obo (724) 516-4123 POLAR2005, 19 Ft., center console, 115 HP, Yamaha, excel. cond. Everything for fishing. $12,900 352-270-2015 WE HA VE BOA TS GULF TO LK MARINE We Pay CASH For Used Clean Boats Pontoon, Deck & Fishing Boats **(352)527-0555** boatsupercenter.com ALLEGRO BUS2011, 36ft, 7inches 8,900 mi, loaded w/ 4 slides exel. cond. ext. warr. Asking $205,000 Retail $237,900 (828) 553-0134 Keystone Everest 5th wheel. 3 sliders, xtra storage under goose nk, New: gen, septic/ H2O hoses, deck. Must Sell, $15k obo 352-795-1272 WE BUYRVS, TRAVELTRAILERS, 5TH WHEELS, MOTOR HOMES Call US 352-201-6945 Whispering Pines Villa INVERNESS 2/2/1 NEW Carpet, Tile, Paint,All appliances including washer/dryer. $69,900. 352-726-8712 FREE Foreclosure and Short Sale Lists Desperately Need Rentals Office Open 7 Days a WeekLISA VANDEBOE Broker (R) Owner Plantation Realty 352-634-0129 www.plantation realtylistings.com LAKE ROUSSEAU 2/1BA, Two Lots, Pool Boatslips, Shop, $169K contract considered 5311 W Riverbend Rd (815) 980-8642 Your High-Tech Citrus County RealtorROD KENNER352-436-3531 ERA Suncoast Realty SCAN OR GO TOwww. BestNatur eCoast Pr operties.com To view my properties WE BUY HOMES Any Condition Quick Closings Natur e Coast Homes (352) 513-4271 I Buy Houses ANY CONDITION CASH 352-503-3245* SANDI HARTRealtorListing and Selling Real Estate Is my Business I put my heart into it!352-476-9649sandra.hart@ era.com ERA American Realty 352-726-5855 Tony PauelsenRealtor352-303-0619ILL TAKE NEW LISTINGS BUYING OR SELLING TOP PERFORMANCEReal estate Consultant tpauelsen@ hotmail.com Heres Your Chance TO OWN Mini Farms ,Silver Leaf Rd, Dunnellon 10 acres Total $59,000 5 Acre Tracks $39,000 Owner Financing Call: Jack Lemieux Cell (305) 607-7886 Realty USA INC 407-599-5002 Inverness Village 55+ Unit 108. 1st flr, 2/2, Some furn, new Lanai & Lam, ceramic floors. $48,500. Financing Consider 352 564-4100 I NEED HOMES TO SELLDEB INFANTINERealtor(352) 302-8046 Real Estate!... its what I do. ERAAmerican RealtyPhone: 352-726-5855 Cell: 352-302-8046 Fax: 352-726-7386 Email:debinfantine@ yahoo.com LaWanda WattTHE SNOWBIRDS ARE COMING! ** NOW IS A GREA T TIME T O LIST YOUR HOME CALLLAWANDA FORAFREE, NO OBLIGATION MARKETANALYSIS! 352 212 1989 lawanda.watt@ century21.com Century 21 J.W. Morton Real Estate, Inc. MICHELE ROSERealtorSimply put I ll work harder 352-212-5097 isellcitruscounty@ yahoo.com Craven Realty, Inc. 352-726-1515 4BR/2BA, 2400 Sq ft. pool home, addl heat pump. Well maintained Pine St. Fully Furnished $225,000 (352) 382-5298 Condo for SaleSugarmill Woods 2/2, 1,850 sq. ft. 35 Beech Street607-538-9351 Phyllis StricklandRealtorTHE MARKETIS GOODThinking of selling? Now is the time to get listedStill great values out there for buyers!!Phyllis Strickland TROPIC SHORES REALTY. 352-613-3503-Cell 352-419-6880-Office BETTY J. POWELLRealtorYour Success is my goal.. Making Friends along the way is my reward !BUYING OR SELLING CALL ME 352-422-6417bjpowell@ netscape.com ERA American Realty & Investments 4/3 Triplewideon 2-1/2 acres in green acres in Homosassa beautiful wooded lot $139,995. SELLER FINANCING Call 352-726-4009 4BR /1 BABlock home, above ground pool. Fenced, Appliances, Kindness Terr. off Grover Clev, $42K As is. 352-419-8816 Have horses or want them? 4/3 Triplewide with family room and fireplace den off master bed room would make for great office on 9 plus acres mol with horse corals west side of US 19 Homosassa, Fl. $229,995. SELLER FINANCING Call 352-726-4009 TAMI SCOTTExit Realty Leaders 352-257-2276 firstname.lastname@example.org When it comes to Realestate ... Im there for you The fishing is great Call me for your new Waterfront Home LOOKINGTO SELL? CALLMETODAY! 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SELLER FINANCING Call 352-726-4009 Beautiful Floral City3/2 doublewideon acre mol glamour bath nice eat in kitchen, Floral City off us 41 $69,995. SELLER FINANCING Call 352-726-4009 2Br/2Ba/1CGhome on approx 1 ac. land Owner Financed $80,000, w/$5,000 down. No qualifying (305) 891-2323 3/2 with family roomfireplace, glamour bath quiet neighbor hood in Homosassa. 89,995. SELLER FINANCING Call 352-726-4009 Specializing in Acreage,Farms Ranches & Commercial Richard (Rick) Couch, Broker Couch Realty & Investments, Inc. (352) 212-3559 RCOUCH.com UNIQUE & HISTORIC Homes, Commercial Waterfront & Land Small Town Country Lifestyle OUR SPECIALTY SINCE 1989LET US FIND YOUAVIEW TO LOVEwww. crosslandrealty.com(352) 726-6644Crossland Realty Inc. ATTN Homebuyers 100% financing avail. Government Program. You do not need perfect credit. Call or email to get qualified. Ph: (813) 470-8313 email@example.com Rick Kedzierski lic. loan originator.NLMS #267854, FL#9096 NLMS ID 76856 Real Estate is MY Business!!15+ Years ExpTeri PaduanoBroker/OwnerRealty ConnectMasonic Business Ctr 111W Main St, #311 Inverness, FL(352) 212-1446TheFLDream.com CRYSTALRIVERWarehouse 3900 SqFt with 550 SqFt office. Gulf Storage,1424 N GulfAve,One mile East of Rt 484 & Rt 44 intersection, beside Gulf to Lake Church. $4 sqft for 2 year lease, shorter available. 352 302 1935 DEBTHOMPSON One call away for your buying and selling needs. Realtor that you can refer to your family and friends. Service with a smile seven days a week. 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TUESDAY,JANUARY28,2014C 13 CITRUS COUNTY (FL) CHRONICLE CLASSIFIEDS 568-0128 TUCRN FICTITIOUS NAME NOTICE PUBLIC NOTICE Notice under Fictitious Name Law, pursuant to Section 865-09, Florida Statutes. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the undersigned, desiring to engage in business under the fictitious name of ICE COLD AIR located at 730 N. E. 5th Street, Crystal River, FL., 34429, in the County of CITRUS, intends to register said name with Florida Department of State, Division of Corporations, Tallahassee, Florida. DATED at Clearwater, this the 20th day of January, 2014. By: /s/ E.K. Redmond, Manager, OPS 730 LLC Published one time in the Citrus County Chronicle January 28, 2014. 567-0128 TUCRN 2/4 PUBLIC AUCTION PUBLIC NOTICE Public Notice is hereby given that Citrus County Animal Services will offer for sale at Public auction: white, female adult goat At the conclusion of the sale, the buyer must make full payment for the animal(s). The buyer is also required to make immediate arrangements for transportation of purchased animal(s) the same day. AUCTION: DATE: Tuesday, February 4, 2014 TIME: 1:00pm LOCATION: 4030 S. Airport Road Inverness, FL 34450 PHONE: (352) 746-8400 CONTACT:Patricia Amon Published one (1) time in the CITRUS COUNTY CHRONICLE Tuesday, January 28, 2014. 566-0128 TUCRN Dunn, Glenn M. 2013-CP-353 NTC PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR CITRUS COUNTY, FLORIDA File No. 2013-CP-353 Probate Division In Re: Estate of GLENN M. DUNN, Deceased NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of GLENN M. DUNN deceased, Case Number 2013-CP-353, is pending in the Circuit Court for Citrus County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 110 N. ApopkaAve, Inverness, Florida 34450. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. All interested persons are required to file with this court, WITHIN THREE MONTHS OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE any claims against the estate. Each claim must be in writing and must indicate the basis for the claim, the name and address of the creditor or his agent or attorney, and the amount claimed. If the claim is not yet due, the date when it will become due shall be stated. If the claim is contingent or unliquidated, the nature of the uncertainty shall be stated. If the claim is secured, the security shall be described. The claimant shall deliver a copy of the claim to the clerk who shall serve a copy on the personal representative.All claims not so filed will be forever barred. Publication of this Notice has begun on January 21, 2014. Personal Representative: /s/Teresa Gerlach P. O. Box 1511, Hernando, FL34441 Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/ J. Patrick McElroy, Florida Bar No.: 052712 PO Box 1511, Hernando, FL34441, (352) 637-2303,email@example.com Published twice in the CITRUS COUNTYCHRONICLE January 21 & 28, 2014. 569-0204 TUCRN Jamerson, Martha McKinney 2013-CP-648 NTC PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR CITRUS COUNTY, FLORIDA File No. 2013-CP-648 Division PROBATE IN RE: ESTATE OF MARTHA MCKINNEY JAMERSON, a/k/a MARTHA M. JAMERSON, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of MARTHA MCKINNEY JAMERSON, a/k/a MARTHA M. JAMERSON, deceased, whose date of death was August 14, 2013, is pending in the Circuit Court for Citrus County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 110 N. Apopka Ave. Inverness, Florida 34450. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representatives attorney are set fo1th below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court ON OR BEFORE THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate must file their claims with this court WITHN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this notice is January 28, 2014. Personal Representative: /s/JUDITH ANN PARKINSON 3780 Canvasback Court, Marietta, GA 30062 Attorney for Personal Representative: By:/s/GLEN C. ABBOT Esquire, Florida Bar No. 235911 Post Office Box 2019, Crystal River, Florida 34423-2019 Telephone: (352) 795-5699, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Published in the CITRUS COUNTY CHRONICLE January 28 & February 4, 2014. 570-0204 TUCRN Money, Jr., Edgar 2013-CP-769 NTC PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE FIFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR CITRUS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File Number: 2013-CP-769 IN RE: ESTATE OF EDGAR L. MONEY JR. Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS (Summary Administration) TO ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS OR DEMANDS AGAINST THE ABOVE ESTATE: You are hereby notified that an Order of Summary Administration has been entered in the estate of EDGAR L. MONEY JR. deceased, File Number 2013-CP-769, by the Circuit Court of Citrus County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 110 North Apopka Avenue, Inverness, Florida 34450; that the decedents date of death was May 13, 2013; that the total value of the estate is $7,009.63 and that the names and addresses of those to whom it has been assigned by such order are: Name Address Marcia J. McGee, 456 North Seton Avenue, Lecanto, Florida 34461-7586 571-0204 TUCRN Gluth, Margaret L. 2013-CP-615 NTC-SA PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR CITRUS COUNTY, FLORIDA File No: 2013-CP-615 PROBATE DIVISION IN RE: MARGARET L. GLUTH Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS (Summary Administration) TO ALL PERSONS HAYING CLAIMS OR DEMANDS AGAINST THE ABOVE ESTATE: You are hereby notified that an Order of Summary Administration has been entered in the estate of Margaret L. Gluth, deceased, File Number 2013-CP-615, by the Circuit Court for Citrus County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is llO North Apopka Avenue, Inverness, Florida 34450; that the decedents date of death was November 19, 2012; that the total value of the estate is $0 (homestead is only known asset of decedent) and that the names and addresses of those to whom it has been assigned by such order are: Name Address Mara Radis 4476 Eagle River Run, Broomfield, CO 80023 Donald W. Gluth 10407 Heritage Landing Road Burke, VA 22015 ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE NOTIFIED THAT: All creditors of the estate of the decedent and persons having claims or demands against the estate of the decedent other than those for whom provision for full payment was made in the Order of Summary Administration must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE. ALL CLAIMS AND DEMANDS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER APPLICABLE TIME PERIOD, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this notice is January 28, 2014. Person Giving Notice: /S/ Mara Radis 4476 Eagle River Run Broomfield, Colorado 80023 Attorney for Person Giving Notice : /S/John A. Nelson, Esquire, Florida Bar # 0727032, Slaymaker and Nelson, P.A. 2218 Highway 44 West, Inverness, FL. 34453, Phone: 352-726-6129, Fax: 352-726-0223 email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org Published (2) times in the Citrus County Chronicle, Jan. 28 & Feb 4, 2014. Karen F. LaBaw, 927 Deep Woods Drive, Marion, North Carolina 28752 First Baptist Church of Inverness, 420 Howell Avenue, Brooksville, Florida 34601 ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE NOTIFIED THAT: All creditors of the decedent and persons having claims or demands against the estate of decedent other than those for whom provision for full payment was made in the Order of Summary Administration must file their claims with this Court WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE. ALL CLAIMS AND DEMANDS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER APPLICABLE TIME PERIOD, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of the first publication of this Notice is JANUARY 28, 2014. Person Giving Notice: /s/ Marcia J. McGee Attorney for Personal Representative: /S/ Michael T. Kovach, Jr., Esquire, FL Bar # 0308020, KOVACH & ASSOCIATES, P.A. Post Office Box 635, Inverness, FL 34451-0635, Telephone No.: (352) 341-5557 Published in the Citrus County Chronicle, January 28 & February 4, 2014. 947-0228 DAILY CRN Surplus Property Sale PUBLIC NOTICE The Citrus County Board of County Commissioners will be selling surplus property and equipment via the internet at govdeals.com from January 14, 2014 until February 28, 2014. Published in the Citrus County Chronicle 1-23-14 THRU 2-28-14 000H5YN OVER 100 VEHICLES TO CHOOSE FROM! 2008 LEXUS2011 CHEVROLET2011 JEEP2010 TOYOTA LS 460STOCK#13120370 $ 28,750 EQUINOX LTZSTOCK#13120429 $ 20,495 WRANGLER SAHARASTOCK#13120494 $ 28,495 TACOMA PRERUNNERSTOCK# 14010048 $ 25,650 2010 TOYOTA2009 CHRYSLER2007 CADILLAC2009 CHEVROLET COROLLASTOCK#13120179 $ 12,650TOWN & COUNTRYSTOCK# 13120194 $ 15,900DTS LUXURY ISTOCK# 13120225 $ 11,900MALIBU LT w/2LTSTOCK# 13120254 $ 11,900 1998 HONDA1997 TOYOTA2009 SATURN2007 MITSUBISHI CR-V EXSTOCK# 13120182 $ 3,995 TACOMASTOCK# 13120441 $ 3,995 VUE XESTOCK# 13110469 $ 9,995 GALANT ESSTOCK #G482858B $ 6,900 Sales: Mon-Thurs: 9am-7pm Fri-Sat: 9am-6pm Sun 11am-4pm Service: Mon-Fri 7am-6pm Sat 8am-4pm JANUARY CLOSE OUT! Mercury Cougar1974 XR7; one owner Exc Cond; 81k miles; Gagarge Kept $8500 (352) 726-0258 FORD2006 F150, like new super cab, chrome pck, leather, 1 owner, non-smoker, 132k mi. $11,900. (813) 967-5580 Liquidation SaleHelp Us Stay in Biz. RENT-BUY-SELL CAR-TRUCK-BOAT CONSIGNMENT USA US 19 & US 44, CR 461-4518 & 795-4440 CHEVROLET2004, Tahoe LT, leather, sunroof, $8,999. 352-341-0018 FORD05 Escape XLT6 cyl Non-smoker, Excellent Cond all pwr, tinted win. $6900. 352-563-5217 FORD1999, Expedition, Eddie Bauer Edition, leather $3,999 352-341-0018 HONDA2007, Element, Hard to find, cold A/C, runs great, Must See, Call (352) 628-4600 TOYOTA1999, Rav, -4 power windows, locks, automatic transmission $3,999. 352-341-0018 CHEVY2003 Venture Van, 7 pass. and priced to sell. Call 352-628-4600 For appointment CHRYSLER2000, Town & Country 72k miles, wheel chair Van, Good Shape $10,000. 352-270-1466 CHRYSLER2006, Town & Country Touring, $6,888. 352-341-0018 CHRYSLER2012 Town & Country Wheelchair van with 10 lowered floor, ramp and tie downs Call Tom for more info 352-325-1306 Harley Davidson2004 Heritage Softail Classic, loaded, garage kept $10,000. (352) 270-8488 Triumph-750 Bonnieville. 10K orig doc mi. True classic. Like new cond. First $4,500. 352-513-4257 CHRYSLER2000, Sebring Convertible, low miles $5,488. 352-341-0018 CHRYSLER2001 Sebring LX Conv. Leather Interior, Full power, Exc cond. $3200(352) 795-8986 FORD2004, Mustang, Looking for a sports car? Here it is, 6 cyl. automatic, appointment Only Call 352-628-4600 HONDA2013 Civic LX, Priced to sell, Serious callers only 352-628-9444 HyundaiAzera 2007loaded-power windows,heated power seats-rear sun screen 6 cyl. Very low mileage.Asking $10,000.Available after Jan. 22nd. Call 860-716-3128 LINCOLN, Town Car white, 100,370.5 miles $3,200. (352) 503-9290 Patrick Liquidation SaleHelp Us Stay in Biz. RENT-BUY-SELL CAR-TRUCK-BOAT CONSIGNMENT USA US 19 & US 44, CR 461-4518 & 795-4440 MAZDA2008 Miata MX5 Red hardtop conv -6-speed -mint condition -garage kept-Boise stereo. 22.3K $18,000 OBO. Pics avail. Bob 352-489-5443 MITSUBSHI, Mirage, 2 Door New Tires, New Battery New Radio, $1,500. (352) 489-0117 AUTO SWAP/ CORRAL CAR SHOW Sumter County Fairgrounds SUMTER SWAPMEETS SUN. FEB. 2ND. 1-800-438-8559 I I I I I I I I Tell that special person Happy Birthday with a classified ad under Happy Notes. Only $28.50 includes a photo Call our Classified Dept for details352-563-5966 I I I I I I I I CAMPER 2003 Starcraft Aruba pull behind. 28 ft., 1 slide $7000 obo (352) 628-1126 MACS MOBILE R V REP AIR & MAINT RVTC Certified Tech. 352-613-0113, Lic/Ins. MONTANA2003, 32 FT. 5th wheel, 2 slides, non smoking, excel. cond., In park on Hwy 19$16,000 obo (989) 560-8900 or (989) 775-6011 NA TURE COAST R V R V service, parts, sales Mobile Repair/Maint. 352-795-7820, Lic/Ins. STARCRAFT, Pop up Camper excel. cond., $3,950. 352-795-0787 or 352-208-7651 Autos, Trucks, SUVs & Vans-Cash Pd LarrysAuto Sales 352-564-8333 BUYING JUNK CARS Running or Not CASH PAID-$300 & UP (352) 771-6191 Liquidation SaleHelp Us Stay in Biz. RENT-BUY-SELL CAR-TRUCK-BOAT CONSIGNMENT USA US 19 & US 44, CR 461-4518 & 795-4440 Taurus MetalRecycling Best Prices for your cars or trucks also biggest U-Pull-It with thousands of vehicles offering lowest price for parts 352-637-2100 BUICK1997 LeSabre, leather int, 48k mi, newer tires & brakes. Fine Cond. $3950(352) 726-9049 Buy Here/Pay Here Dodge Stratus $795 Down Ford Taurus $750 Down Chrysler 300 $875 Down Ford Escort $595 Down Chev Cavalier $695 Down CALL 352-563-1902 1675 S Suncoast Blvd. Homosassa, Fl CHEVY2008, Cobalt, 2 DR, automatic, power windows, power locks, cold A/C, Call for Appointment 352-628-4600
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